Ontario Creates has announced the finalists for the 2023 Trillium Book Awards/Prix Trillium.
The annual awards recognize excellence in Ontario’s writers who work in both French and English. Winning authors receive $20,000, and their publishers receive $$2,500 to market and promote the winning titles.
The winners will be announced on June 20.
The finalists are:
Trillium Book Award
- Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower by Charlie Angus (House of Anansi Press)
- William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, A Radical Retelling by Cliff Cardinal (Playwrights Canada Press)
- The Book of Grief and Hamburgers by Stuart Ross (ECW Press)
- All the Shining People: Stories by Kathy Friedman (House of Anansi Press)
- Best Young Woman Job Book: A Memoir by Emma Healey (Random House Canada/Penguin Random House Canada)
Trillium Book Award for Poetry
- Parasitic Oscillations by Madhur Anand (McClelland & Stewart/Penguin Random House Canada)
- Fast Commute by Laurie D. Graham (McClelland & Stewart/PRHC)
- My Grief, the Sun by Sanna Wani (House of Anansi Press)
- Circé des hirondelles by Gilles Lacombe (L’Interligne)
- dire by Andrée Lacelle (Prise de parole)
- Feux du naufrage by Gilles Latour (L’Interligne)
- Frontières libres by Marie-Thé Morin (Prise de parole)
- Capharnaüm by Nancy Vickers (David)
Prix du livre d’enfant Trillium