Charles Taylor Prize unveils long list

By December 13, 2011News

The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction announced on Monday its first-ever “long list” of titles contending for its top honour in 2012.

The short list will be announced on Jan. 10, 2012 and the winner on March 5, 2012.

Contenders for the $25,000 prize include titles by three WCA authors:

The Patrol: Seven Days in the Life of a Canadian Soldier in Afghanistan, by Ryan Flavelle

Nation Maker: Sir John A. MacDonald: His Life, Our Times Volume Two: 1867-1891, by Richard Gwyn

Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism, by Joel Yanofsky

WCA would like to congratulate all those nominated.