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Trillium Book Award Finalists Announced

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The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) has announced the 17 finalists for the Trillium Book Awards. Established by the Ontario government in 1987, the awards "recognize excellence, support marketing and foster increased public awareness of the quality and diversity of Ontario writers and writing."

You can catch the French and English finalists for the Trillium Book Awards at Open Book's next Toronto Literary Salon on June 22 at the Thompson Toronto. You can also join the readings and celebration on June 23.

Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, will announce the winners in Toronto on June 24th.

English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:

Margaret Atwood, The Year of the Flood (McClelland & Stewart)
Ian Brown, The Boy in the Moon (Random House Canada)
Alexandra Leggat, Animal (Anvil Press)
Anne Michaels, The Winter Vault (McClelland & Stewart)
Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness (McClelland & Stewart)
Emily Schultz, Heaven is Small (House of Anansi Press)
Cordelia Strube, Lemon (Coach House Books)

French Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:

Ryad Assani-Razaki, Deux cercles (VLB éditeur)
Nicole Champeau, Pointe Maligne. L’infiniment oubliée (Les Éditions du Vermillon)
Jean Mohsen Fahmy, Frères ennemis (VLB éditeur)
Daniel Poliquin, René Lévesque (Les Éditions du Boréal)
Daniel Soha, La Maison : une parabole (Éditions du GREF)

English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry:

Susan Holbrook, Joy is so Exhausting (Coach House Books)
Karen Solie, Pigeon (House of Anansi Press)
Matthew Tierney, The Hayflick Limit (Coach House Books)

French Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry:

Jacqueline Borowick, Le chant du coucou (Inanna Publications & Education Inc.)
Michèle Matteau, Passerelles (Les Éditions L’Interligne)

Congratulations to the nominees!

Go to the OMDC website to read more about the Trillium Awards.

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