The Writers' Trust shortlists have been announced with ACP members making up the majority of the nominees. Congratulations to the shortlist:
Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize:
- Trevor Cole, Practical Jean (McClelland & Stewart)
- Michael Helm, Cities of Refuge (M&S)
- Kathleen Winter, Annabel (House of Anansi Press)
Writers’ Trust Non-fiction Prize:
- James Fitzgerald, What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son’s Quest to Redeem the Past (M&S)
- Ross King, Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution and the Group of Seven (Douglas & McIntyre/McMichael Canadian Art Collection)
- John and Mary Thebarge, The Ptarmigan’s Dilemma: An Exploration into How Life Organizes Itself (M&S)
- Merrily Weisbord, The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
- Sarah Leavitt, Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer’s, My Mother and Me (Freehand Books)
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Arbeiter Ring Publishing
ARP Books was founded in 1996 in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Our mandate is to publish a dynamic combination of cultural, fiction, and non-fiction titles with an emphasis on progressive political analysis of contemporary issues, while encouraging innovative new writing. Distributed in Canada my ListDistCo and represented by The Canadian Manda Group (trade) and Brunswick Books (academic). Distributed and represented in the US by AK Press.