Today the Ontario Media Development Corporation announced the nominees for the Trillium Book Award and the Trillium Book Award for Poetry.
This year, the lists feature a strong showing from independent presses, including House of Anansi, Invisible Publishing, Biblioasis, Tightrope Books, Pedlar Press, and Coach House Books.
Several debuts made the list as well, including Open Book's own Kevin Hardcastle, shortlisted for his debut short story collection, Debris. Read on for the full 2016 shortlists!
English-language Finalists for the Trillium Book Award:
Lynn Crosbie for Where Did You Sleep Last Night, House of Anansi Press