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Writers' Trust Awards

The Writers' Trust Awards is an annual celebration of Canada’s best books and supreme literary talents. The 2018 ceremony will be held on November 7 at CBC's Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. 

One of Canada’s richest award nights, the evening features the presentation of seven literary prizes and more than $260,000 to Canadian writers, including the $50,000 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Watch a live stream recording of the 2017 event at

The Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony is made possible through generous support from corporate, foundation, and individual sponsors.
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Event Sponsors:

Prize Sponsors
  • Rogers
  • Metcalf Foundation
Government Sponsor
Media Partner
  •  Globe and Mail
  • Chatelaine
  •  CBC Books
  •  Indigo
  • Quill & Quire
  • Steam Whistle
  • White Pine Pictures

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