TORONTO WRITERS AMONG TRILLIUM WINNERS

Jun 22, 2018

By Michael Kramer

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Toronto writer Kyo Maclear’s memoir, Birds Art Life – is among the winners of this year’s Trillium Book Awards.

The English-language title from Doubleday Canada – about Maclear’s urban birding expeditions – took one of two $20,000 prizes for best book.

The other $20,000 prize winner was Toronto-based Aurelie Resch for the French-language Sous le soleil de midi. (Editions Prise de parole).

Publishers of the winning Trillium books each receive $2,500 towards book promotions.

The poetry winners, who each get $10,000, were Pino Coluccio for Class Clown (Biblioasis) and Sylvie Berard for Oubliez (Editions Prise de parole).

Their publishers receive $2,000 each.

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