RBC TAYLOR PRIZE GOES TO ROSEMARY SULLIVAN

Mar 07, 2016

By Michael Kramer

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Another prestigious literary honour for Toronto biographer Rosemary Sullivan.

She has won this year’s $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize for Stalin’s Daughter; The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.(HarperCollins)

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Sullivan’s biography has also won the $40,000 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction  – and the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

The RBC Taylor Prize is named after the late Canadian essayist Charles Taylor – and was established in 1998.

Last year’s winner was Toronto writer Plum Johnson for They Left Us Everything.

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