Thursday , October 21 2021

Charles Foran was appointed recipient of the $ 50,000 Society of Trust Writers


TORONTO – Charles Foran, author of 11 books in Toronto, won a prize funded by $ 50,000.

The scholarship was awarded to a promising writer to reduce the financial burden and allow as much creative freedom as possible.

Foran was admitted in 2018 on Tuesday evening at a black-tie gala at The Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, an event that will raise over $ 250,000 to support the Writers & # 39; Trust.

This is the latest literary work for Forana, whose praise includes the Hilary Weston Literary Literary Award for Non-fiction Literature, the Charles Taylor Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award.

A member of the Order of Canada swept in 2011 in the circulation of books for his biography "Mordecai: The Life & Times" on the literary provocateur of Montreal Mordecai Richler.

Forana's bibliography also includes a book of literature and travels, a novel "Planet Lolita" about puberty in the digital era and "The Last House of Ulster", a non-fictional account of a family in a war-torn Northern Ireland.

In his rationale, the Writers & # 39; Trust hailed Foran as "an indispensable voice in Canadian literature, a masterly storyteller who helped us to understand ourselves and the world around us, one book, one essay, one campaign at a time."

Previous Writers & Trust Fallows to Eden Robinson, Michael Crummey and Miriam Toews.

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