Bishop-Gywn, Di Cintio, Fowler, Freeland and Simpson Longlisted for Taylor Prize

By December 11, 2012News

The longlisted titles for The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction have been announced, and WCA is thrilled that five WCA clients are on the list:

The Pursuit of Perfection: the life of Celia Franca by Carol Bishop-Gwyn (Toronto), published by Cormorant Books

Walls: Travels Along the Barricades by Marcello Di Cintio (Calgary), published by Goose Lane Editions

A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda by Robert Fowler (Ottawa), published by HarperCollins Publishers

Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else by Chrystia Freeland (New York City), published by Doubleday Canada

21st Century by Jeffrey Simpson (Ottawa), published by Allen Lane

The 2013 Taylor Prize shortlist will be announced at an event in Toronto on January 9th and the winner will be announced at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony on March 4th.