OMDC Newsletter
Summer 2015

Great Summer Reading Begins With The 2015 Trillium Book Award Shortlisted Titles!

On June 16 2015, 400 people came out to listen to the 2015 Trillium Book Award Shortlist Author Readings. Click on the links below to listen to the authors read and talk about their nominated books to start your summer reading list!

English Finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium:


Margaret Atwood, Stone Mattress (McClelland & Stewart)


Dionne Brand, Love Enough (Knopf Canada)


Kate Cayley, How You Were Born (Pedlar Press)


James King, Old Masters (Cormorant Books)


Thomas King, The Back of the Turtle (HarperCollins Publishers)


Edmund Metatawabin with Alexandra Shimo, Up Ghost
River (Knopf Canada)


Finalists for the Prix Trillium/Trillium Book Award in the French language:

Martine Batanian, Clinique (Éditions Marchand de feuilles)

Michel Dallaire, Violoncelle pour lune d’automne (Les Éditions L’Interligne)

Blaise Ndala, J’irai danser sur la tombe de Senghor (Les Éditions L’Interligne)

Daniel Poliquin, Le Vol de l’ange (Les Éditions Prise du Boréal

Patricia Smart, De Marie de l’Incarnation à Nelly Arcan (Les Éditions du Boréal)


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

Brecken Hancock, Broom Broom (Coach House Books)

Aisha Sasha John, THOU (BookThug)

Deanna Young, House Dreams (Brick Books)    


Finalists for the Trillium Book Award for Children's Literature-French-language:

Diya Lim, Larouspiol suivi de Les enfants du ciel (Les Éditions L’Interligne)

Micheline Marchand, Mauvaise mine (Les Éditions L’Interligne)


Visit OMDC’s 2015 Trillium Book Award Author Reading Facebook Gallery for more photos from this event.

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