SHORTLISTED AUTHORS NAMED FOR HILARY WESTON WRITERS' TRUST NON-FICTION

Sep 17, 2014

By Michael Kramer

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The shortlist has been announced for the “Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize” for Nonfiction.

Social activist Naomi Klein and novelist Kathleen Winter are two of the authors nominated for the $60,000 prize.

Klein has received international acclaim for her books “No Logo” and “The Shock Doctrine.” The Montreal native is a finalist for “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.” (Knopf Canada).

Winter was raised in Newfoundland. She’s nominated for “Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage” (House of Anansi Press).

Other finalists include broadcast journalist Paula Todd for “Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies, and Predators Online.” (Signal).

And Charles Montgomery is shortlisted for “Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design” (Doubleday Canada.)

Journalist Susan Delacourt joins the list for “Shopping for Votes: How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them” (Douglas & McIntyre).

The winner will be announced October 14th.

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