25th Trillium Award

2013 Trillium Book Award Finalists Announced

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The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) has announced the finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award.

You can see the finalists read from their nominated works on June 17th at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. Visit Open Book's events page for details.

Michael Chan, Ontario's Minister of Tourism and Culture, will announce the winners in Toronto on June 18th.

English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:

  • Tamara Faith Berger, Maidenhead (Coach House Books)
  • Steven Heighton, The Dead Are More Visible (Alfred A. Knopf Canada)
  • Thomas King, The Inconvenient Indian (Doubleday Canada)
  • Alice Munro, Dear Life: Stories (McClelland & Stewart)
  • Emily Schultz, The Blondes (Doubleday Canada)
  • Linda Spalding, The Purchase (McClelland & Stewart)

French Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:

  • Claude Guilmain, Comment on dit ça, « t?es mort », en anglais? (Les Éditions L?Interligne)
  • Christel Larosière, (pseudonym of Daniel Soha), Le manuscrit (Éditions du Gref)
  • Marie-Josée Martin, Un jour, ils entendront mes silences (Éditions David)
  • Michèle Matteau, Avant que ne tombe la nuit (Les Éditions L?Interligne)
  • Paul Savoie, Bleu bémol (Éditions David)

Poetry in English Language:

  • Mathew Henderson, The Lease (Coach House Books)
  • Sandy Pool, Undark: An Oratorio (Nightwood Editions)
  • Matthew Tierney, Probably Inevitable (Coach House Books)

Children?s Literature in French Language:

  • Claude Forand, Un moine trop bavard (Éditions David)
  • Michèle Laframboise, Mica, fille de Transyl (Éditions Vents d?Ouest)
  • Daniel Marchildon, Les guerriers de l?eau (Les Éditions du Vermillon)

Congratulations to the finalists!

Visit the OMDC website to read more about the Trillium Book Award.

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