Foundation / Corporation
Writers' Trust (WT) of Canada
11/13/19 - For books published between January 1, 2019 and July 30, 2019.
Prizes of $2,500 and one prize of $25,000 to Canada authors for outstanding works of literary nonfiction that reflect a political topic of relevance to Canadian audiences. The purpose of these awards is to recognize books that have the potential to influence and shape thinking on contemporary Canadian political life.
The winning work combines compelling new insights with depth of research and significant literary merit. All finalist works will demonstrate a distinctive voice, as well as a persuasive and compelling command of tone, narrative, style, and analysis. The prize particularly values books which provide the general reader with an informed, unique perspective on the practice of Canadian politics, its players, or its principles. The jurors will shortlist between three and five titles. Prizes of $2,500 will be awarded to each of the finalists.
GrantWatch ID#: 174284
The jurors will shortlist between three and five titles.
In the event of a translation winning the prize, it will be divided as follows: $18,750 to the author, $6,250 to the translator.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The submission form may be found at the bottom of the following webpage:
Send submissions to:
Devon Jackson, Program Coordinator
1-877-906-6548 x248 (Toll Free)
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