Writers' Trust of Canada

Record #: BAR0857
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 31 Mar 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Office is closed, staff can be reached by email

Regular Service
Charitable corporation that provides lectures and financial aid for Canadian writers
  • works with writers at all stages of their careers providing services and opportunities to writers
  • prizes awarded include
    • RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
    • Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize
    • Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
    • Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing
    • Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award
    • Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life
    • Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People
    • Writers' Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize
    • Dayne Ogilve Grant for LGBT Emerging Writers
    • Latner Writers' Trust Poetry Prize

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Check website for eligibility criteria for each award
Application Check website for deadlines and requirements for each award
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
460 Richmond St W, Suite 600
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y1
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Intersection Spadina Ave and Richmond St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-504-8222
Toll Free Phone 1-877-906-6548
Fax 416-504-9090
E-Mail info@writerstrust.com
Website www.writerstrust.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/writerstrust
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerstrust