Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Writing News: J. B. MacKinnon Wins $25,000 for Literary Non-fiction

From the Globe and Mail - Story of murder wins $25,000

Charles Taylor non-fiction prize goes to author J.B. MacKinnon

J. B. MacKinnon, author of Dead Man in Paradise yesterday won the fifth Charles Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction -- and the $25,000 that goes with it.

Part mystery story, part travelogue, MacKinnon's book tells the story of the murder of his uncle, a Catholic missionary in the Dominican Republic 40 years ago, during a time of political upheaval.

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