Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

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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 between publishers who submit entries.[1]

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.[2]

Nominees and recipients[edit]

Year Winner Nominated
1997
Jury: Matt Cohen, Elisabeth Harvor, Ann Ireland
Blue ribbon Austin Clarke, The Origin of Waves
1998
Jury: Joan Clark, Austin Clarke, Trevor Ferguson
Blue ribbon Greg Hollingshead, The Healer
1999
Jury: Lynn Coady, Sylvia Fraser, Eric Wright
Blue ribbon Peter Oliva, The City of Yes
2000
Jury: Cynthia Holz, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Peter Oliva
Blue ribbon Helen Humphreys, Afterimage
2001
Jury: Lesley Choyce, Eliza Clark, Olive Senior
Blue ribbon Margaret Sweatman, When Alice Lay Down with Peter
2002
Jury: Joan Barfoot, Brian Brett, Sarah Sheard
Blue ribbon Paulette Jiles, Enemy Women
2003
Jury: Kevin Chong, Lisa Moore, Diane Schoemperlen
Blue ribbon Kevin Patterson, Country of Cold
2004
Jury: Sylvia Fraser, Zsuzsi Gartner, Michael Redhill
Blue ribbon Alice Munro, Runaway
2005
Jury: Anita Rau Badami, Lewis DeSoto, Mary Swan
Blue ribbon Joseph Boyden, Three Day Road
2006
Jury: Karen Connelly, Jeffrey Moore, Anna Porter
Blue ribbon Kenneth J. Harvey, Inside
2007
Jury: Kevin Major, Kim Moritsugu, Madeleine Thien
Blue ribbon Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes
2008
Jury: Lawrence Hill, Annabel Lyon, Heather O'Neill
Blue ribbon Miriam Toews, The Flying Troutmans
2009
Jury: Marina Endicott, Miriam Toews, R.M. Vaughan
Blue ribbon Annabel Lyon, The Golden Mean
2010
Jury: Andrew Pyper, Eden Robinson, Lisa Moore.[3]
Blue ribbon Emma Donoghue, Room
2011
Jury: Emma Donoghue, Rabindranath Maharaj, Margaret Sweatman
Blue ribbon Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers[4]
2012
Jury: Esi Edugyan, Lynn Coady, Drew Hayden Taylor
Blue ribbon Tamas Dobozy, Siege 13[5]
2013
Jury: Caroline Adderson, Alison Pick, Miguel Syjuco
Blue ribbon Colin McAdam, A Beautiful Truth

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