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2013-12-11 08:25:51

Compilation of twelve literary non-fiction titles includes a previous nominee and one past winner TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Noreen Taylor, chair of the Charles Taylor Foundation and founder of the RBC Taylor Prize (formerly The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction), today announced the Longlist for 2014. Founded in 1998, the RBC Taylor Prize is Canada's most prestigious award for literary non-fiction. This year's jurors, Coral Ann Howells, James Polk, and Andrew...

2013-12-11 00:20:41

Compilation of twelve literary non-fiction titles includes a previous nominee and one past winner TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Noreen Taylor, chair of the Charles Taylor Foundation and founder of the RBC Taylor Prize (formerly The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction), today announced the Longlist for 2014. Founded in 1998, the RBC Taylor Prize is Canada's most prestigious award for literary non-fiction. This year's jurors, Coral Ann Howells, James Polk, and Andrew...

2013-12-09 12:24:27

Former Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction announces new name, new look and a new emerging writer's award TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The announcement comes just as the Prize begins work on its thirteenth Award cycle. This week, the newly-named RBC Taylor Prize will announce its three-person jury and issue its longlist of books in the running for the 2014 prize. Press releases, advertisements, and the popular Charles Taylor Prize website will feature an updated...

2013-11-21 12:20:29

DENVER, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Don McCarty, Master Aviation Mechanic with Mountain Aviation, a nationwide leader in private jet charter and aircraft management services, was recently awarded the FAA's Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award honoring 50 years of service in the aviation maintenance field. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is named in honor of Mr. Charles Taylor, who designed and built the original engine for the Wright Flyer, cementing Wilber and Orville...

2013-03-04 16:22:31

TORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Winner of The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction is Andrew Preston (Cambridge, England) for Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy, published by Knopf Canada. Preston teaches American history and international relations history at Cambridge University, where he is a fellow of Clare College. Before Cambridge, he taught history and international studies at Yale University. He has also taught at...

2013-03-01 08:22:31

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction Award ceremony, in Toronto. The prize will be awarded by Prize founder Noreen Taylor on Monday, March 4, 2013 at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony at the famed The King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto. Media and cameras are welcome at the celebration of the finalists and...

2013-02-28 08:26:01

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction Award ceremony, in Toronto. The prize will be awarded by Prize founder Noreen Taylor on Monday, March 4, 2013 at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony at the famed The King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto. Media and cameras are welcome at the celebration of the finalists and...

2013-01-09 12:23:13

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - This morning, Noreen Taylor, prize founder and chair of the Charles Taylor Foundation, and Vijay Parmar, President, PH&N Investment Counsel, RBC Wealth Management welcomed a standing-room-only crowd of publishers and journalists, who gathered at The King Edward Hotel to hear the names of the five authors shortlisted for The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction presented by RBC Wealth Management. This year's jurors are broadcast...

2012-12-04 16:24:37

In c5824 disseminated at 00:01 ET today, please note that one of the author's name is not spelled right. The correct spelling of the author is "Modris Eksteins" not "Modris Ecksteins". Corrected copy follows: Sixteen Canadian Authors Who Have Written Fifteen Non-Fiction Books Are Named to the 2013 Taylor Prize Longlist TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Noreen Taylor, founder of The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row,...

2012-12-04 08:24:11

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Noreen Taylor, founder of The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, gift buyers have a shopping list of books to buy for Christmas, and a window on the titles still in the running to be shortlisted by prize jurors Susanne Boyce, TV broadcast chief, Richard Gwyn, award-winning author and political columnist, and Joseph Kertes, educator and award-winning author. Mrs. Taylor commented,...