Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction

Given by Writers' Trust of Canada

Outros Nomes: Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction Shortlist (Inglês)
134 Works / 135 Items 19,965 Livros 674 Críticas ½ 4.0
The prize is awarded for literary excellence in the category of nonfiction, which includes, among other forms, works of personal or journalistic essays; memoirs; commentary; and criticism, both mostrar mais social and political; history; and biography. Finalist works will demonstrate a distinctive voice, and a persuasive and compelling command of tone, narrative, style, and technique. As of 2011, the winner of the prize recieves $60,000 and finalists each recieve $5000, making it the largest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction published in Canada. mostrar menos
Stages:
Todos, Winner (27), Shortlist (108)
Anos:
Todos, 2023 (6), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (5), 2019 (5), 2018 (5), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (5), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (4), 2004 (5), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5)
Announced:
Novembro 2023: Winner2023 Recente

Winner 27

ObraAno
Ordinary Notes por Christina Sharpe2023
The Invisible Siege: The Rise of Coronaviruses and the Search for a Cure por Dan Werb2022
Permanent Astonishment: A Memoir por Tomson Highway2021
Two Trees Make a Forest: In Search of My Family's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts por Jessica J. Lee2020
Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related.: A Memoir por Jenny Heijun Wills2019
All Things Consoled: A daughter's memoir por Elizabeth Hay2018
Life on the Ground Floor por James Maskalyk2017
A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War por Deborah Campbell2016
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva por Rosemary Sullivan2015
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate por Naomi Klein2014
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan por Graeme Smith2013
A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape por Candace Savage2012
Mordecai: The Life & Times por Charles Foran2011
What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past por James Fitzgerald2010
Trauma Farm: A Rebel History of Rural Life por Brian Brett2009
Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood por Taras Grescoe2008
Kasztner's Train: The True Story of an Unknown Hero of the Holocaust por Anna Porter2007
The Book of Revenge por Dragan Todorovic2006
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed por John Vaillant2005
The Second Tree: Stem Cells, Clones, Chimeras, and Quests for Immortality por Elaine Dewar2004
Virtual clearcut, or, the way things are in my hometown por Brian Fawcett2003
Houseboat Chronicles: Notes From a Life in Shield Country por Jake MacDonald2002
Time Lord: The Remarkable Canadian Who Missed His Train and Changed the World por Clark Blaise2001
Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History por Erna Paris2000
Walking Since Daybreak : A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II, and the Heart of Our Century por Modris Eksteins1999
Stolen Life: Journey Of A Cree Woman por Rudy Wiebe1998
Small mercies: A boy after war por Ernest Hillen1997

Shortlist 108

ObraAno
My Road from Damascus por Jamal Saeed2023
Ordinary Notes por Christina Sharpe2023
Unbroken: My Fight for Survival, Hope, and Justice for Indigenous Women and Girls por Angela Sterritt2023
Ordinary Wonder Tales por Emily Urquhart2023
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World por John Vaillant2023
The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change por Geoff Dembicki2022
Nothing Will Be Different: A Memoir por Tara McGowan-Ross2022
The Long Road Home: On Blackness and Belonging por Debra Thompson2022
Making Love with the Land: Essays por Joshua Whitehead2022
NISHGA por Jordan Abel2021
On Foot to Canterbury: A Son's Pilgrimage (Wayfarer) por Ken Haigh2021
Peyakow: Reclaiming Cree Dignity por Darrel J. McLeod2021
Disorientation: Being Black in the World por Ian Williams2021
Through the Garden: A Love Story (with Cats) por Lorna Crozier2020
Reaching Mithymna: Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos por Steven Heighton2020
Shame On Me por Tessa McWatt2020
The Way Home por David A. Neel2020
A Mind Spread Out on the Ground por Alicia Elliott2019
Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person por Anna Mehler Paperny2019
All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward por Tanya Talaga2019
The Art of Leaving: A Memoir por Ayelet Tsabari2019
Antigone Undone: Juliette Binoche, Anne Carson, and the Art of Resistance (The Regina Collection) por Will Aitken2018
Heart Berries: A Memoir por Terese Marie Mailhot2018
In Praise of Blood por Judi Rever2018
The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family por Lindsay Wong2018
Tomboy Survival Guide por Ivan Coyote2017
Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation por Kyo Maclear2017
All We Leave Behind: A Reporter's Journey into the Lives of Others por Carol Off2017
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City por Tanya Talaga2017
Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? por Ian Brown2016
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story por Matti Friedman2016
Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies por Ross King2016
Red Star Tattoo: My Life as a Girl Revolutionary por Sonja Larsen2016
Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo por Eliott Behar2015
Kitten Clone: Inside Alcatel-Lucent (Writers in Residence) por Douglas Coupland2015
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation por Dean Jobb2015
Cease: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Desire por Lynette Loeppky2015
Shopping for Votes: How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them por Susan Delacourt2014
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design por Charles Montgomery2014
Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online por Paula Todd2014
Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage por Kathleen Winter2014
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America por Thomas King2013
The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be por J. B. MacKinnon2013
This Great Escape: The Case of Michael Paryla por Andrew Steinmetz2013
Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother por Priscila Uppal2013
Intolerable por Kamal Al-Solaylee2012
Solar Dance: Genius, Forgery and the Crisis of Truth in the Modern Age por Modris Eksteins2012
Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile por Taras Grescoe2012
The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit por Jj Lee2012
Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe por Charlotte Gill2011
John A: The Man Who Made Us por Richard J. Gwyn2011
Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound por Grant Lawrence2011
Why Not?: Fifteen Reasons to Live por Ray Robertson2011
Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven por Ross King2010
Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me por Sarah Leavitt2010
The Ptarmigan's Dilemma: An Exploration into How Life Organizes and Supports Itself por John Theberge2010
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das por Merrily Weisbord2010
The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World por Wade Davis2009
Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds por Trevor Herriot2009
The Dog by the Cradle, the Serpent Beneath: And Other Paradoxes of Human-Animal Relationships por Erika Ritter2009
The Cello Suites: J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece por Eric Siblin2009
Under Pressure: Rescuing Our Children from the Culture of Hyper-Parenting por Carl Honoré2008
Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City por Mark Kingwell2008
The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude por Margaret Visser2008
Burning Down the House: Fighting Fires and Losing Myself por Russell Wangersky2008
The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History por Katherine Ashenburg2007
The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture por Tim Bowling2007
Fortune's A River: The Collision of Empires in Northwest America por Barry Gough2007
God's Mercies: Rivalry, Betrayal, and the Dream of Discovery por Douglas Hunter2007
Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention por Charlotte Gray2006
Ride the Rising Wind por Barbara Kingscote2006
This Is My Country, What's Yours? por Noah Richler2006
Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest por Rudy Wiebe2006
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa por Stephen Lewis2005
Dead Man in Paradise por J. B. MacKinnon2005
Under the Bridge: The True Story of the Mureder of Reena Virk por Reena Virk2005
Down to This: Squalor and Splendour in a Big-City Shantytown por Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall2004
Jacob's Wound: A Search for the Spirit of Wildness por Trevor Herriot2004
What the Stones Remember: A Life Rediscovered por Patrick Lane2004
The Shark God: Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in the South Pacific por Charles Montgomery2004
Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages por Mark Abley2003
If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?: Finding Common Ground por J. Edward Chamberlin2003
The End of Elsewhere: Travels Among the Tourists por Taras Grescoe2003
Sahara: A Natural History por Marq de Villiers2003
The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die por Katherine Ashenburg2002
A Keen Soldier: The Execution of Second World War Private Harold Pringle por Andrew Clark2002
Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt por Marni Jackson2002
A Promise of Salt por Lorie Miseck2002
As Near to Heaven by Sea: A History of Newfoundland and Labrador por Kevin Major2001
The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead por Heather Pringle2001
Jane Austen por Carol Shields2001
The Taste of Metal: A Deserter's Story por Jack Todd2001
Saint Saul: A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus por Donald Harman Akenson2000
The Other Side of Eden: Hunters, Farmers, and the Shaping of the World por Hugh Brody2000
Sacré Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec por Taras Grescoe2000
Out of Poverty por John Stackhouse2000
A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World por Robert Bringhurst1999
History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction por Jacalyn Duffin1999
After Daniel: A Suicide Survivor's Tale por Moira Farr1999
Baltimore's Mansion: A Memoir por Wayne Johnston1999
Isaiah Berlin: A Life por Michael Ignatieff1998
Progeny of ghosts : travels in Russia and the old empire por David Manicom1998
The Follow : A True Story por Linda Spalding1998
The Circus at the Edge of the Earth: Travels with the Great Wallenda Circus por Charles Wilkins1998
Mrs. King : The Life and Times of Isabel MacKenzie King por Charlotte Gray1997
Power in the blood : land, memory, and a southern family por John Bentley Mays1997
Flowers on My Grave: How an Ojibwa Boy's Death Helped Break the Silence on Child Abuse por Ruth Teichroeb1997
Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood por Eileen Whitfield1997

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The prize is awarded for literary excellence in the category of nonfiction, which includes, among other forms, works of personal or journalistic essays; memoirs; commentary; and criticism, both social and political; history; and biography. Finalist works will demonstrate a distinctive voice, and a persuasive and compelling command of tone, narrative, style, and technique. As of 2011, the winner of the prize recieves $60,000 and finalists each recieve $5000, making it the largest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction published in Canada. (English, Member-written)
The prize is awarded for literary excellence in the category of nonfiction, which includes, among other forms, works of personal or journalistic essays; memoirs; commentary; and criticism, both social and political; history; and biography. Finalist works will demonstrate a distinctive voice, and a persuasive and compelling command of tone, narrative, style, and technique. (English, Member-written)

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