Tanya Talaga wins RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers: “I’m writing the history of now”

Tanya Talaga, shown in Toronto, Monday, Feb.26, 2018, has won the $30,000 RBC Taylor Prize for “Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City” (House of Anansi Press). THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Tom Sandler MANDATORY CREDIT

The $30,000 RBC Taylor Prize capped off Canada’s literary award season Feb. 26 by choosing Tanya Talaga’s Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City as its winner. One of the most acclaimed non-fiction titles of...

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