Camilla Gibb, Roy MacGregor and Beverley McLachlin to judge $30K RBC Taylor Prize
Camilla Gibb, Roy MacGregor and Beverley McLachlin will judge the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize. The $30,000 literary prize, awarded since 2002 and annually since 2004, recognizes the best in Canadian nonfiction.
MacGregor is an author of fiction and nonfiction. His latest book, Original Highways, documented his travels down 16 of Canada's great rivers. He was named an officer in the Order of Canada in 2005.
McLachlin is a former Chief Justice of Canada and author. Her debut mystery novel, Full Disclosure, was published in 2018.
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The 2019 RBC Taylor Prize longlist will be released on Dec. 12, 2018, followed by the shortlist on Jan. 9, 2019. The winner will be announced on Mar. 4, 2019.