Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Deadlines March 13, May 15, July 17 (must be received by these dates), formerly March 14, May 16, July 18. 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, 2018 and March 12, 2019 must be received by March 13; those published between March 13 and May 14 must be received by May 15; and those published between May 15 and September 30 must be received by July 17. 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 4, 2019