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WT Awards: Emerging Writers Edition

October 21 @ 2:00 pm ADT

It’s 2020 and the #WTAwards are going digital! Join us online on Oct 21 as we celebrate the finalists and announce the winners of three $10,000 emerging writers awards:

◥◥ RBC #BronwenWallace Award for Emerging Writers
For young writers of poetry and short fiction under the age of 35 and unpublished in book form.

◥◥ #DayneOgilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers
Awarded to an emerging writer from the LGBTQ community whose published work demonstrates great literary promise.

◥◥ Writers’ Trust McClelland & Stewart #JourneyPrize
Awarded for the best short fiction published by an emerging writer of any age in a Canadian literary magazine.

Tune in at facebook.com/writerstrust or

The literary fun continues on Nov 18 with #WTAwards: Books of the Year Edition

and Dec 2 with #WTAwards: Career Honours Edition

This year’s Writers’ Trust Awards trilogy is made possible by presenting partner The Humber School for Writers as well as numerous corporate, foundation, and individual sponsors. Media partner The Globe and Mail provides additional support as do project partners CBC Books and Indigo Books & Music. The project is partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.


October 21
2:00 pm ADT
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