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Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

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 of works submitted by publishers.[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]

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Nominees and recipientsEdit

Year Winner Nominated
1997
Jury: Matt Cohen, Elisabeth Harvor, Ann Ireland
  Austin Clarke, The Origin of Waves
1998
Jury: Joan Clark, Austin Clarke, Trevor Ferguson
  Greg Hollingshead, The Healer
1999
Jury: Lynn Coady, Sylvia Fraser, Eric Wright
  Peter Oliva, The City of Yes
2000
Jury: Cynthia Holz, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Peter Oliva
  Helen Humphreys, Afterimage
2001
Jury: Lesley Choyce, Eliza Clark, Olive Senior
  Margaret Sweatman, When Alice Lay Down with Peter
2002
Jury: Joan Barfoot, Brian Brett, Sarah Sheard
  Paulette Jiles, Enemy Women
2003
Jury: Kevin Chong, Lisa Moore, Diane Schoemperlen
  Kevin Patterson, Country of Cold
2004
Jury: Sylvia Fraser, Zsuzsi Gartner, Michael Redhill
  Alice Munro, Runaway
2005
Jury: Anita Rau Badami, Lewis DeSoto, Mary Swan
  Joseph Boyden, Three Day Road
2006
Jury: Karen Connelly, Jeffrey Moore, Anna Porter
  Kenneth J. Harvey, Inside
2007
Jury: Kevin Major, Kim Moritsugu, Madeleine Thien
  Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes
2008
Jury: Lawrence Hill, Annabel Lyon, Heather O'Neill
  Miriam Toews, The Flying Troutmans
2009
Jury: Marina Endicott, Miriam Toews, R.M. Vaughan
  Annabel Lyon, The Golden Mean
2010
Jury: Andrew Pyper, Eden Robinson, Lisa Moore.[3]
  Emma Donoghue, Room
2011
Jury: Emma Donoghue, Rabindranath Maharaj, Margaret Sweatman
  Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers[4]
2012
Jury: Esi Edugyan, Lynn Coady, Drew Hayden Taylor
  Tamas Dobozy, Siege 13[5]
2013
Jury: Caroline Adderson, Alison Pick, Miguel Syjuco
  Colin McAdam, A Beautiful Truth
2014
Jury: Neil Bissoondath, George Murray, Helen Humphreys
  Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows[6]
2015[7]
Jury: Aislinn Hunter, Shani Mootoo, Richard Wagamese
  André Alexis, Fifteen Dogs[8]
2016
Jury: Lauren B. Davis, Trevor Ferguson, Pasha Malla
  Yasuko Thanh, Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains[9]
2017
Jury: Michael Christie, Christy Ann Conlin, Tracey Lindberg
  David Chariandy, Brother[10]

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