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Grant Lawrence nominated for $60,000 Literary Prize


Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 12:33pm

Congratulations to Grant Lawrence, who has just received one of the most prestigious award nominations in Canada for his debut book, Adventures In Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound. With prize money of $60,000, the inaugural Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction honours the very best in Canadian non-fiction published each year, in the form of personal or journalistic essays, history, biography, memoirs, commentary, and criticism. In addition, each finalist receives $5,000. The prize will be awarded in Toronto at Koerner Hall at the Telus Centre for Performance and Learning on October 25.