The Walrus Magazine Partnership

The Writers’ Trust is proud to provide annual financial support for the Canadian writers that give The Walrus magazine its unique voice. The pages of The Walrus are filled with interesting stories and ideas that represent Canada and its place in the world, helping readers from Dawson City to St. John’s enjoy homegrown talent while encouraging a distinctly Canadian point-of-view.

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About The Walrus

Named for Canada’s “curmudgeonly but clever, bulky but agile” arctic icon, The Walrus publishes engaging and original fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry. The magazine is consistently ranked as one of our nation’s best and has been a leader in National Magazine Awards since its launch in 2003.

Read recent writing from The Walrus by some of Canada's finest writers

D. Lyn Daniels "If These Walls Could Talk"
Patrick Graham "State of Delusion"
Arno Kopecky "Title Fight"
David Macfarlane "Traces of Mavis"
Ed Tubb "Minding the Monster"

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Read classic stories from past editions of The Walrus

David Bergen "Saved"
Lawrence Hill "Meet You at the Door"
Lisa Moore "Forty Five"
Sarah Selecky "This Cake is For the Party"
Miriam Toews "The Double Knot"
Michael Winter "The Incinerator Incident

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Woodcock Fund


Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing


September 19 for books published between June 201 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


Recommended Reading List

We asked some of Canada's finest writers about what they are reading this summer.

Read their Recommendations.


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