The 2016 RBC Taylor Prize Longlist has been announced and WCA would like to congratulate our wonderful authors who made the list, Ian Brown, Wab Kinew, Ann Walmsley, and Rosemary Sullivan.
Ian Brown has been nominated for his memoir, Sixty: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?, published by Random House Canada; Wab Kinew for his memoir, The Reason You Walk, published by Viking Canada; Rosemary Sullivan for her biography, Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, published by HarperCollins Canada; and Ann Walmsley for The Prison Book Club, published by Viking Canada. See the rest of the nominees here.
Jurors of the prize, Susanne Boyce, Steven Galloway, and Dr. Stephen J. Toope announced the twelve titles on longlist, stating “These twelve titles stand united in their outstanding literary quality. They represent the best in literary non-fiction published this year.”