Sep 17, 2014
By Michael Kramer
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.