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Rosemary Sullivan, Sheila Watt-Cloutier among 2016 B.C. National Non-fiction Award finalists

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

The B.C. Achievement Foundation has revealed the shortlist for the 12th annual B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-fiction.

Out of a 10-person longlist, culled from 137 submissions by 35 Canadian publishers, the jury – Simon Fraser University chancellor Anne Giardini, Toronto Star columnist Richard Gwyn, and Vancouver Writers Festival artistic director Hal Wake – selected the following finalists:

Each shortlisted author will receive $5,000. The winner of the $40,000 prize will be recognized at a ceremony in Vancouver on Feb. 4.