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Five finalists announced for the 2023 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction

The Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced the finalists for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. As of this year, the winning writer receives $75,000. Each finalist receives $5,000 and translators receive a portion of prize monies. This prize, recognizing excellence in literary nonfiction is supported by the Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation.

The 2023 finalists are:

This year’s finalists were chosen from 99 titles submitted by 55 publishing imprints by a jury comprised of authors Eve Joseph, Michelle Porter, and 2022 prize winner Dan Werb. The winner will be announced at the Writers’ Trust Awards on November 21.