Ontario Creates has announced the finalists for the Trillium Book Awards. The award honours work written by authors from Ontario.
The winners in the French and English novel categories will each receive $20,000. The winners of the poetry in English and children’s literature in French prizes will receive $10,000. The winning books’ publishers will also receive $2,000 to support their marketing.
The winners will be announced during a virtual event on June 15. The juries for each category will also be revealed at that time.
Trillium Book Award (English)
- Cascade, Craig Davidson (Knopf Canada/Penguin Random House Canada)
- Seven, Farzana Doctor (Dundurn Press)
- The Pull of the Stars, Emma Donoghue (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.)
- As Far As You Know, A.F. Moritz (House of Anansi Press)
- How to Pronounce Knife, Souvankham Thammavongsa (McClelland & Stewart/PRHC)
Trillium Book Award (French)
- Tango, Daniel Castillo Durante (Éditions L’Interligne)
- Niagara… la voie qui y mène, Nicole V. Champeau (Éditions David)
- Métamorphoses, Charles-Étienne Ferland (Éditions L’Interligne)
- Au sommet du Nanzerwé il s’est assis et il a pleuré, Melchior Mbonimpa (Éditions Prise de parole)
- Sept nuits dans la vie de Chérie, Danièle Vallée (Éditions David)
Trillium Book Award for Poetry (English)
- Accretion, Irfan Ali (Brick Books)
- sick, Jody Chan (Black Lawrence Press)
- The Dyzgraphxst, Canisia Lubrin (M&S/PRHC)
Trillium Book Award for Children’s Literature (French)
- La Neva pour se retrouver, Marise Gasque (Éditions L’Interligne)
- Perdue au bord de la baie d’Hudson, Micheline Marchand (Éditions David)
- Capitaine Boudu et les enfants de la Cédille, Éric Mathieu (Éditions L’Interligne)