We are pleased to share the news that Penguin Random House Canada is home to THREE of the five authors on the shortlist for the 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
Our nominees are:
- Claire Cameron for THE LAST NEANDERTHAL, published by Doubleday Canada and edited by Kiara Kent
- David Chariandy for BROTHER, published by McClelland & Stewart and edited by Martha Kanya-Forstner
- Omar El Akkad for AMERICAN WAR, published by McClelland & Stewart and edited by Jared Bland
The finalists were selected by a jury composed of writers Michael Christie, Christy Ann Conlin, and Tracey Lindberg. The winner will be announced at the Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony on November 14th. Full details can be found here: http://www.writerstrust.com/News/News-(1)/Press-Release-Archive/Press-Releases/Rogers-Fiction-Finalists-(Sept-27-17).aspx
Congratulations to our shortlisted authors and publishers and everyone involved!