Madhur Anand shortlisted for Trillium Book Award for poetry

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Six English and five French books have been shortlisted for the 2016 Trillium Book Award, the Ontario government’s prestigious award for literature. Three titles are also shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in both English language and French language. 

English-language Finalists for the Trillium Book Award:

  • Lynn Crosbie, Where Did You Sleep Last Night, House of Anansi Press
  • Andrew Forbes, What You Need, Invisible Publishing
  • Kevin Hardcastle, Debris, Biblioasis
  • Robert Hough, The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan, House of Anansi Press
  • Janette Platana, A Token of My Affliction, Tightrope Books
  • Karen Solie, The Road In Is Not The Same Road Out, House of Anansi Press

French-language Finalists for the Trillium Book Award:

  • Alain Doom, Un neurinome sur une balançoire, Éditions Prise de parole
  • Caroline Durand, Nourrir la machine humaine, McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • Véronique-Marie Kaye, Marjorie Chalifoux, Éditions Prise de parole
  • Didier Leclair, Pour l’amour de Dimitri, Éditions David
  • Carlos Taveira, Mots et marées, tome 2 : Les maux de Marie-Josèphe-Angélique, Les Éditions L’Interligne
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Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in English language:

  • Madhur Anand, A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes, McClelland and Stewart
  • Soraya Peerbaye, Tell: poems for a girlhood, Pedlar Press
  • Damian Rogers, Dear Leader, Coach House Books

Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in French language:

  • Sonia Lamontagne, Comptine à rebours, Éditions Prise de parole
  • Gilles Latour, Mots qu’elle a faits terre, Les Éditions de L’Interligne
  • David Ménard, Neuvaines, Les Éditions L’Interligne

The winners will be announced on June 22, 2016 at a dinner to be held in Toronto.  -CINEWS

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