Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Deadlines March 11, May 20, July 15 (must be received by these dates), formerly March 13, May 15, July 17. Highly 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, 2019 and March 10, 2020 must be received by March 11; those published between March 11 and May 19 must be received by May 20; and those published between May 20 and September 30 must be received by July 15. 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: January 14, 2020