The Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced the 2013 prize finalists for nonfiction books. The grand prize winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction receives $60,000, while finalists receive $5,000.
The 2013 finalists, in alphabetical order, are:
‘The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America’ by Thomas King, published by Doubleday Canada.
‘The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be' by J.B. MacKinnon, published by Random House Canada.
‘The Dogs are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan’ by Graeme Smith, published by Knopf Canada.
‘This Great Escape: The Case of Michael Paryla’ by Andrew Steinmetz, published by Biblioasis.
‘Projection: Encounters with my Runaway Mother’ by Priscila Uppal, published by Dundurn Press.
Learn more about the prize at the Writers’ Trust website.