Quill and Quire


« Back to Omni

Finalists announced for 2022 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction

Five finalists have been revealed for this year’s Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, for books on subjects that range from climate change to coronaviruses to the politics of race and identity. The $60,000 prize is awarded annually by the Writers’ Trust of Canada, and honours literary excellence in nonfiction.

The finalists for this year’s prize are:

A jury comprised of Canadian writers Mark Bourrie, Cheryl Foggo, and Jessica McDiarmid selected the shortlisted titles from 103 titles submitted by 63 publishing imprints.

The winner will be announced on November 2 at the Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony in Toronto.