Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction Shortlist 2018

September 19, 2018 | Book Buzz

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The shortlist for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize was announced on September 19. This is Canada's most lucrative prize for nonfiction books. Finalists receive $5000 and the winning author takes home $60,000. Weston said that the 2018 finalists "focus on themes of coming together in the face of adversity, regardless of our differences".

All things consoled

All Things Consoled: a Daughter's Story by Elizabeth Hay

Antigone undone

Antigone Undone: Juliette Binoche, Anne Carson, Ivo van Hove, and the Art of Resistance by Will Aitken


Heart Berries: a Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot

In praise of blood

In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front by Judi Rever

The woo woo

The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons and My Crazy Chinese Family by Lindsay Wong
(Publication date: October 1, 2018)

Author Lindsay Wong will be discussing her book at Toronto Reference Library on November 12. Learn more.

The winner will be announced on November 7, 2018.