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The Writers' Trust of Canada's
Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing

 

 

The Writers' Trust of Canada's Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing
Sponsored by CTV Inc. and the Globe and Mail
Winner $15,000; Finalists $2,000

Established in honour of the late, outspoken, and popular MP, the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize is administered by The Writers' Trust of Canada and generously sponsored by CTV. This award is presented for a non-fiction book of outstanding literary merit that enlarges our understanding of contemporary Canadian political and social issues. The prize is presented at Politics and the Pen in Ottawa in the spring.

Past Recipients

2005 Miriam Shuchman for The Drug Trial
2004 Jane Jacobs for Dark Age Ahead
2003 L Gen. RomÉo Dallaire for Shake Hands With the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda
2002 John Duffy for Fights of Our Lives: Elections, Leadership and the Making of Canada
2001 Daniel Poliquin, author, and Don Winkler, translator, for In the Name of the Father: An Essay on Quebec Nationalism
2000 Erna Paris for Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History

2005 Shaughnessy Cohen Winner

2005 Gagnant de prix de Shaughnessy Cohen

 



 



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