2011 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers Honour of Distinction


  Matthew J. Trafford

Matthew J. Trafford’s debut story collection, The Divinity Gene, was released by Douglas & McIntyre earlier this year. He has published fiction widely in magazines and anthologies, and won the Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction. Trafford lives in Toronto, where he works with deaf college students and performs long-form improv with his two-person troupe, The Bromos.




Woodcock Fund



Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing


September 19 for books published between June 20 and September 18, 2018


Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize


July 18 for books published between May 16 and Sept 30, 2018


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