Nereus Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize

Nereus Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize

The Nereus Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by Nereus Financial and the Writers' Trust of Canada, for the best work of non-fiction by a Canadian writer. The award's original corporate sponsor was Viacom. Pearson Canada took over the award in 1999, and Nereus became the sponsor in 2006.

The winner receives a prize of $15,000, and all finalists receive $2,000.


*1997 - Ernest Hillen, "Small Mercies: A Boy After War"
*1998 - Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson, "Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman"
*1999 - Modris Eksteins, "Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II and the Heart of our Century"
*2000 - Erna Paris, "Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History"
*2001 - Clark Blaise, "Time Lord"
*2002 - Jake MacDonald, "Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in Shield Country"
*2003 - Brian Fawcett, "Virtual Clearcut, or The Way Things Are in My Hometown"
*2004 - Elaine Dewar, "The Second Tree: Of Clones, Chimeras, and Quests for Immortality"
*2005 - John Vaillant, "The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed"
*2006 - Dragan Todorovic, "The Book of Revenge"
*2007 - Anna Porter, "Kasztner's Train: The True Story of Rezso Kasztner, Unknown Hero of the Holocaust"

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