Trillium Book Award

The Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium is an annual book prize sponsored by the government of Ontario and is currently administered by one of its agencies, the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC). The Trillium Book Award was created in l987 by Wilfried (Wil) Vanderelst, then Director of the Libraries and Community Information Branch, with the support of David Silcox, Deputy Minister, and… (more)

 

2015 selection

Debris

Trillium Book Award 2015

by Kevin Hardcastle

Winner of the 2016 Trillium Book Award

Finalist for the 2016 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

Nominated for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year, 2015

One of 49th Shelf's Books...


2010 selection

The Boy in the Moon

RBC Taylor Prize 2010, Trillium Book Award 2010

by Ian Brown

A New York Times Top 10 Book of 2011

"[A]n intimate glimpse into the life of a family that cares around the clock for a disabled child, that gets so close to the love and despair, and the complex questions the...


2008 selection

Helpless

Trillium Book Award 2008

by Barbara Gowdy

From the internationally acclaimed author of The White Bone and The Romantic, a haunting and suspenseful novel of abduction and obsessive love

Nine-year-old Rachel Fox has the face of an angel, a heart-stopping...


2002 selection

Clara Callan

Trillium Book Award 2002, Giller Prize 2001, Governor General's Award for Fiction 2001

by Richard B. Wright

In a small town in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes leave of her sister, Nora, who is bound for New York. It's a time when the growing threat of fascism in Europe is a constant worry, and people escape...


for Poetry category winners

2013 selection

Probably Inevitable

Trillium Book Award for Poetry 2013

by Matthew Tierney

"Matthew Tierney writes poems like a mad boy scientist." – Eye Weekly


2008 selection

Human Resources

Trillium Book Award for Poetry 2008

by Rachel Zolf

Write for buyers. Write for bosses. Think hyper. Think branding. Tell your visitor where to go. Poetry and ‘plain language’ collide in the writing machine that is Human Resources. Here at the intersection...