Elizabeth Renzetti

Elizabeth Renzetti is a columnist for the Globe and Mail and Canadian author.
Elizabeth Renzetti is a bestselling author and journalist. (Jessica Blaine Smith)

Elizabeth Renzetti is a juror for the 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize, alongside Harold R. Johnson and Mark Sakamoto.

The prize is awarded to Canadian writers for unpublished works of nonfiction. The winning author will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their work published on CBC Books. Four finalists will win $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their work published on CBC Books.

The deadline to submit is Feb. 28, 2019. If you're interested in entering, you can do that here.

About Elizabeth Renzetti

Elizabeth Renzetti is a bestselling Canadian author and has been a journalist for more than two decades. Her column runs weekly in the Globe and Mail, where she is also a feature writer. Renzetti's latest book, a collection of essays about contemporary feminism called Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls, became a national bestseller. Her first novel, Based on a True Story, was shortlisted for the 2014 Kobo Emerging Writer Award.

Books by Elizabeth Renzetti

Interviews with Elizabeth Renzetti

"Based on a True Story" author Elizabeth Renzetti (Interview) 25:05
Have you ever found yourself knee-deep in a book you dislike, wondering what on earth you are doing there? Three passionate readers join Michael to talk about when to give up. Guests are writer and columnist Elizabeth Renzetti, Kerry Clare, editor of the Canadian books website, and novelist and journalist Nicole Blades. 25:56
The Globe and Mail columnist on her book of essays, which draws on her decades of reporting on feminist issues. 16:21


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