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SOURCE Trillium Book Awards
Ontario Authors shortlisted for Prestigious Literary Prize
TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Six English books and five French have been shortlisted for the 2014 Trillium Book Award, the Ontario government's prestigious award for literature. This year, five titles are also short-listed for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; three in English and two in French.
For detailed information on all the 2014 Trillium Book Award finalists click here.
English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:
French Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/ Prix Trillium:
Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in English language:
Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in French language:
The public are invited to attend a special event on June 16, 2014 where the finalists will read from their nominated works. The event will be held in 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.).
The winners will be announced on June 17, 2014 at a dinner in Toronto.
"Ontario is fortunate to have a tremendous network of local publishers
and so many gifted writers, whose work is in demand around the world.
Congratulations to this year's finalists - their new stories carry on a
rich literary tradition and we wish them continued success."
- Kevin Shea, Chair, Ontario Media Development Corporation
The Trillium Book Award was established to recognize excellence, support marketing and foster increased public awareness of the quality and diversity of Ontario authors and their works.
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