2010 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

Claire TaconClaire Tacon
"Dumb Dog"


“What you don’t know won’t hurt you” is the percolating theme in “Dumb Dog,” a finely honed examination of a man avoiding his own emotional interior while helping others remove the toxins hidden in their houses

About the Author

A thirty-year-old living in Guelph, Ontario, Tacon has had her writing published in The New Quarterly, subTerrain, and Room magazine.




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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