The shortlist for the 2015 RBC Taylor Prize, honouring excellence in Canadian literary non-fiction has been announced.
A jury comprising arts executive Kevin Garland, editor and columnist Martin Levin, and 2013 Taylor Prize winner Andrew Preston selected the below finalists below from 121 submissions and 12 longlisted titles. (View the longlist here.)
Each shortlisted author receives $2,000. The winning author will be presented with the $25,000 prize at a ceremony in Toronto March 2, and will be invited to read at next year's IFOA and choose the recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writer's Award.
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