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By the covers: Twenty years of Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize winners and editors

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As the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize turns 20 this year‚ Q&Q looks back on two decades of prize-winning CanLit.

1997 Austin Clarke; Ellen Seligman, ed., The Origin of Waves (McClelland & Stewart)

1997 Austin Clarke; Ellen Seligman, ed., The Origin of Waves (McClelland & Stewart)

 

1998Greg Hollingshead; Phyllis Bruce, ed., The Healer (HarperFlamingo Canada: A Phyllis Bruce Book)

1998 Greg Hollingshead; Phyllis Bruce, ed., The Healer (Harper Flamingo Canada: A Phyllis
Bruce Book)

 

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1999 Peter Oliva; Ellen Seligman, ed., The City of Yes (McClelland & Stewart)

 

2000Helen Humphreys; Phyllis Bruce, ed., afterimage (HarperFlamingo Canada: A Phyllis Bruce Book)

2000 Helen Humphreys; Phyllis Bruce, ed., afterimage (Harper Flamingo Canada: A Phyllis
Bruce Book)

 

2001 Margaret Sweatman; Diane Martin, ed., When Alice Lay Down with Peter (Knopf Canada)

2001 Margaret Sweatman; Diane Martin, ed., When Alice Lay Down with Peter (Knopf Canada)

 

2002 Paulette JilesEnemy Women (Harper Flamingo Canada)

2002 Paulette Jiles, Enemy Women (Harper Flamingo Canada)

 

2003 Kevin Patterson; Anne Collins, ed. Country of Cold (Vintage Canada)

2003 Kevin Patterson; Anne Collins, ed. Country of Cold (Vintage Canada)

 

2004 Alice Munro; Douglas Gibson, ed., Runaway (Douglas Gibson Books/McClelland & Stewart)

2004 Alice Munro; Douglas Gibson, ed., Runaway (Douglas Gibson Books/McClelland & Stewart)

 

2005 Joseph Boyden; Barbara Berson, ed., Three Day Road (Viking Canada)

2005 Joseph Boyden; Barbara Berson, ed., Three Day Road (Viking Canada)

 

2006 Kenneth J. Harvey; Craig Pyette, ed.; Inside</i (Random House Canada)

2006 Kenneth J. Harvey; Craig Pyette, ed.; Inside (Random House Canada)

 

2007 Lawrence Hill; Iris Tupholme, ed., Runaway (HarperCollins)

2007 Lawrence Hill; Iris Tupholme, ed., Runaway (HarperCollins)

 

2008 Miriam Toews; Michael Schellenberg, ed., The Flying Troutmans (Knopf Canada)

2008 Miriam Toews; Michael Schellenberg, ed., The Flying Troutmans (Knopf Canada)

 

2009 Annabel Lyon; Anne Collins, ed., The Golden Mean s (Random House Canada)

2009 Annabel Lyon; Anne Collins, ed., The Golden Mean (Random House Canada)

 

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2010 Emma Donoghue; Iris Tupholme, ed., Room (HarperCollins)

 

2011 Patrick deWitt; Melanie Little, ed., The Sisters Brothers (House of Anansi Press)

2011 Patrick deWitt; Melanie Little, ed., The Sisters Brothers (House of Anansi Press)

 

2012 Tamas Dobozy; Janice Zawerbny, ed., Siege 13 (Thomas Allen Publishers)

2012 Tamas Dobozy; Janice Zawerbny, ed., Siege 13 (Thomas Allen Publishers)

 

2013 Colin McAdam; Nicole Winstanley, ed., A Beautiful Truth (Hamish Hamilton Canada)

2013 Colin McAdam; Nicole Winstanley, ed., A Beautiful Truth (Hamish Hamilton Canada)

 

2014 Miriam Toews; Louise Dennys, ed., All My Puny Sorrows (Knopf Canada)

2014 Miriam Toews; Louise Dennys, ed., All My Puny Sorrows (Knopf Canada)

 

2015 André Alexis; Alana Wilcox, ed., Fifteen Dogs (Coach House Books)

2015 André Alexis; Alana Wilcox, ed., Fifteen Dogs (Coach House Books)