THE LONGLIST FOR THE EIGHTEENTH RBC TAYLOR PRIZE ANNOUNCED

Read the jury statement here
Read the jury citations for the ten books here









The longlisted books for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize are:
1) Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir, by Mark Critch, published by Viking/Penguin Canada
2) Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood, by Bill Gaston, published by Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Canada
3) Jan in 35 Pieces: A Memoir in Music, by Ian Hampton, published by Porcupine’s Quill
4) Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Roads, by Kate Harris, published by Knopf Canada.
5) All Things Consoled: A Daughter’s Memoir, by Elizabeth Hay, published by McClelland & Stewart
6) Trust: Twenty Ways to Build a Better Country, by David Johnston, published by Signal/M&S **
7) Seeking the Fabled City: The Canadian Jewish Experience, by Allan Levine, published by McClelland and Stewart
8) Power, Prime Ministers and the Press: The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill, by Robert Lewis, published by Dundurn Press.
9) Heart Berries: A Memoir, by Terese Marie Mailhot, published by Doubleday Canada
10) Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age, by Darrel McLeod, published by Douglas & McIntyre.
     The RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist will be announced at a news conference on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, and the winner revealed at a gala luncheon on Monday March 4th, 2019. Both events will be held at the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto.
     The presenting sponsor of the RBC Taylor Prize is RBC Wealth Management. The media sponsors are The Globe and Mail, Cision, The Huffington Post Canada, Quill & Quire magazine; its in-kind sponsors are Ben McNally Books, Event Source, Toronto International Festival of Authors, and The Omni King Edward Hotel.




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KEY
DATES


LONGLIST
FOR THE
2019 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
December 5,
2018

SHORTLIST
FOR THE
2019 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
January 9,
2019

BEN
MCNALLY’S
AUTHORS BRUNCH

Sunday,
March 3,
2019

WINNER
FOR THE
2019 PRIZE ANNOUNCED

Monday,
March 4,
2019