Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Deadlines March 1, May 3, June 28 (must be received by these dates), formerly March 10, May 19, July 14. 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, 2021 and February 28, 2022 must be received by March 1; those published between March 1 and May 2 must be received by May 3; and those published between May 3 and September 30 must be received by June 28. Publisher should send 5 copies of the book (or 3 bound galleys, to be followed by at least 2 copies of the book) and submit entry form, PDF of the book, 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, 2022