This annual prize recognizes the best in Canadian non-fiction, the winner will be revealed on November 2nd, 2016.
RED STAR TATTOO explores the seductions and dangers of extremism, and asks what it takes to survive a childhood scarred by loss, abuse and the sometimes violent struggle for belonging.
—The Globe and Mail
“An eloquent, stranger-than-fiction memoir … thoughtful and poignant.” —Toronto Star
“A triumphant affirmation of the story teller’s art.” —The National Post
For more information about this award, please visit Writerstrust.com/Hilary-Weston-Writers-Trust-Prize