The Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize is a Canadian literary award presented by Rogers Communications and the Writers' Trust of Canada after an annual juried competition of works submitted by publishers.Alongside the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction and the Giller Prize, it is considered one of the three main awards for Canadian fiction in English.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
A literary award is an award presented in recognition of a particularly lauded literary piece or body of work. It is normally presented to an author.
Rogers Communications Inc. is a Canadian communications and media company. It operates particularly in the field of wireless communications, cable television, telephone, and Internet connectivity with significant additional telecommunications and mass media assets. The company is headquartered in Toronto.
First presented in 1997, the prize goes to the author of the novel or short story collection judged to be the year's best work of fiction. The prize awards $25,000 to the winning book and $3,500 to each of the finalists.
Jury: Matt Cohen, Elisabeth Harvor, Ann Ireland
Jury: Joan Clark, Austin Clarke, Trevor Ferguson
Jury: Lynn Coady, Sylvia Fraser, Eric Wright
Jury: Cynthia Holz, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Peter Oliva
Jury: Lesley Choyce, Eliza Clark, Olive Senior
Jury: Joan Barfoot, Brian Brett, Sarah Sheard
Jury: Kevin Chong, Lisa Moore, Diane Schoemperlen
Jury: Sylvia Fraser, Zsuzsi Gartner, Michael Redhill
Jury: Anita Rau Badami, Lewis DeSoto, Mary Swan
Jury: Karen Connelly, Jeffrey Moore, Anna Porter
Jury: Kevin Major, Kim Moritsugu, Madeleine Thien
Jury: Lawrence Hill, Annabel Lyon, Heather O'Neill
Jury: Marina Endicott, Miriam Toews, R.M. Vaughan
Jury: Andrew Pyper, Eden Robinson, Lisa Moore.
Jury: Emma Donoghue, Rabindranath Maharaj, Margaret Sweatman
Jury: Esi Edugyan, Lynn Coady, Drew Hayden Taylor
Jury: Caroline Adderson, Alison Pick, Miguel Syjuco
Jury: Neil Bissoondath, George Murray, Helen Humphreys
Jury: Aislinn Hunter, Shani Mootoo, Richard Wagamese
Jury: Lauren B. Davis, Trevor Ferguson, Pasha Malla
Jury: Michael Christie, Christy Ann Conlin, Tracey Lindberg
Jury: Ann Y. K. Choi, Mireille Silcoff, Robert Wiersema
Jury: Dennis Bock, Michael Kaan, Suzette Mayr
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