THE FINALISTS FOR THE TENTH
CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION





AT A NEWS CONFERENCE HELD AT Le Meridien King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto on January 11, 2011, prize juror and author David Macfarlane announced the finalists for the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction. Those finalists are: Stevie Cameron for her book On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver’s Missing Women, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada; Charles Foran for Mordecai: The Life & Times, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada; Ross King for Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven, published by Douglas & McIntyre/ McMichael Canadian Art Collection; George Sipos for The Geography of Arrival: A Memoir, published by Gaspereau Press; and Merrily Weisbord for The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.
    The prize consists of $25,000 and a crystal trophy for the winning author and $2,000 for each of the runners-up as well as national publicity and promotional support.