25th Trillium Award

Trillium Book Award Shortlists Announced!

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Congratulations to the nominees for the 25th Annual Trillium Book Award/ 25e édition du Prix littéraire annuel Trillium, Ontario's most celebrated literary award. Open Book is thrilled for all of the short-listed authors, especially Open Book: Ontario's Poetry Month WIR, Helen Guri!

Don't miss our Trillium Testimonial Series, where we'll continue highlighting favourite Trillium Award-winning titles until the winners are announced on June 20th, 2012.

This year?s six English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium are:

  • Ken Babstock, Methodist Hatchet, House of Anansi Press
  • David Bezmozgis, The Free World, HarperCollins Publishers
  • Tony Burgess, Idaho Winter, ECW Press
  • Kristen den Hartog, And Me Among Them, Freehand Books
  • David Gilmour, The Perfect Order of Things, Thomas Allen Publishers
  • Phil Hall, Killdeer, BookThug

This year?s three Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in English language are:

  • Helen Guri, Match, Coach House Books
  • Jacob McArthur Mooney, Folk, McClelland & Stewart
  • Nick Thran, Earworm, Nightwood Editions

This year?s five French Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/ Prix Trillium are:

  • Yann Garvoz, Plantation Massa-Lanmaux, Éditions Maurice Nadeau
  • Maurice Henrie L?enfanCement, Éditions Prise de parole
  • Monia Mazigh, Miroirs et mirages, Éditions L?Interligne
  • Joëlle Roy, Xman est back en Huronie, Éditions David
  • Michèle Vinet, Jeudi Novembre, Éditions Prise de parole

This year?s three Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in French language are:

  • Sonia Lamontagne, À tire d?ailes, Éditions Prise de parole
  • François Baril Pelletier, Apocryphes du c?ur, Éditions David
  • Aurélie Resch, Cendres de lune, Éditions L?Harmattan

You are invited to attend a reading of the finalists' books on June 19, 2023 at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street (doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the readings begin at 7:00 p.m.).

Two panels, one celebrity panel (English) and one student panel (French), will discuss the favourite winning titles for the Trillium Book Award from previous years, as selected by Open Book readers.

For more information, please visit the OMDC's website.

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