Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Deadlines March 14, May 16, July 18 (must be received by these dates), formerly March 22, May 24, July 19. Recommended free contest from Writers' Trust of Canada gives top prize of C$60,000 for nonfiction published in Canada between October 1 of the previous year and September 30 of the deadline year by Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Deadline varies depending on when book was published: books published between October 1, 2017 and March 13, 2018 must be received by March 14; those published between March 14 and May 15 must be received by May 16; and those published between May 16 and September 30 must be received by July 18. Publishers should send 5 copies of the book (or 3 bound galleys, to be followed by at least 2 copies of the book). Submit entry form, press kit, and list of titles published by that publisher, to establish eligibility via sponsor's online form. See website for detailed requirements.
Published: February 15, 2018