Photo gallery: Politics and the Pen gala

Maclean’s politics editor Paul Wells won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

Politicians, authors and journalists rubbed elbows Wednesday evening at the Politics and Pen black-tie gala, a fundraiser for The Writers’ Trust of Canada. Paul Wells won this year’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for his book, The Longer I’m Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada, 2006-. Here’s our album, photographed by David Kawai.

Licia Corbella, editor at the Calgary Herald, Laureen Harper, Paul Wells and Ailish Campbell at The Politics and the Pen gala

Licia Corbella, editor at the Calgary Herald, Laureen Harper, Paul Wells and Ailish Campbell (David Kawai)

Pierre Nantel, NDP MP for Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher speaks with Justice Minister Peter MacKay and wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam (David Kawai)

Pierre Nantel, NDP MP for Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher speaks with Justice Minister Peter MacKay and wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam (David Kawai)

Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle (David Kawai)

Robyn Doolittle made an appearance at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Senate speaker Noël Kinsella (David Kawai)

Noël Kinsella at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

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Maclean’s politics editor Paul Wells and partner Lisa Samson (David Kawai)

Paul Wells, Maclean's politics editor, and author Charles Montgomery (David Kawai)

Paul Wells and Charles Montgomery at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Juanita Montalvo takes a selfie with old friend Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Juanita Montalvo takes a selfie with old friend Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party (David Kawai)

Tony Clement, Craig Oliver and Lloyd Robertson catch up at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Tony Clement, Craig Oliver and Lloyd Robertson catch up (David Kawai)

Nominees for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing are displayed at The Politics and the Pen gala. (David Kawai)

Nominees for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing are displayed at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Craig Oliver, Peter Mansbridge and Lloyd Robertson (David Kawai)

Craig Oliver, Peter Mansbridge and Lloyd Robertson chat at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Laureen Harper chats with Maclean's politics editor Paul Wells (David Kawai)

Laureen Harper chats with Paul Wells at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Michelle Rempel and James Moore pose for a picture (David Kawai)

MP Michelle Rempel and Industry Minister James Moore pose for a picture at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Michelle Rempel chats with Steven Blaney (David Kawai)

Catherine Clark, host of CPAC’s Beyond Politics, chats with Steven Blaney, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister (David Kawai)

Joe Clark takes a question at The Politics and the Pen gala (David Kawai)

Joe Clark takes a question (David Kawai)




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