Media Advisory - Hon. Hilary M. Weston and The Writers' Trust of Canada to announce finalists for Canada's richest nonfiction award
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW/ -
The announcement of the nominees for the 2012 Hilary Weston Writers'
Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the richest annual literary award for a book of
nonfiction published in Canada.
NEW this year: The announcement of two additional jurors to join the
existing panel of three in deliberating the grand prize winner. Accomplished
and respected in their fields, these new jurors will no doubt add a unique
dimension to this year's prize.
|WHEN:||Tuesday, September 25, 2012.|
|Reception: 10:30 a.m. Announcement: 11:00 a.m. sharp.|
|WHERE:||Loblaws® at Maple Leaf Gardens*, Canteen.|
|60 Carlton Street, Toronto.|
|Entrance at north-west corner of Carlton and Church Streets.|
Welcome remarks: Hon. Hilary M. Weston
Announcement of the 2012 finalists: jurors Charlotte Gill, bestselling author
of Eating Dirt; James Bartleman, author and former Lieutenant Governor of
Ontario; Marni Jackson, nonfiction author and writing instructor.
NEW this year: the reveal of two additional judges to join the three
jurors in deliberating the grand prize winner.
The unveiling of the nominees for the second annual Hilary Weston
Trust Prize for Nonfiction - Canada's richest annual literary award for a book
of nonfiction. The winner of the $60,000 prize will be announced at an
awards ceremony at Toronto's Koerner Hall in November.
10:45 a.m. - Hon. Hilary M. Weston, Don Oravec (Writers' Trust Executive
Director), Peter Kahnert (Writers' Trust Chair).
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