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Ontario Creates Announces 2019 Trillium Book Award Winners


TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Creates is pleased to announce the winners of Ontario's top literary prize to four exceptional Ontario authors. Discover more about these 2019 Trillium Book Award winners here:

(L to R) Trillium Book Award Winners -  Lisa L'Heureux, Et si un soir; Diya Lim, La marchande, la sorcière, la lune et moi (Children's Literature), Robin Richardson, Sit How You Want (Poetry), and Dionne Brand, The Blue Clerk (not pictured) (CNW Group/Ontario Creates)

QUOTES

"Congratulations to the 2019 Trillium Book Award winners! Their literary excellence contributes to a strong publishing industry in our province. We are proud that Ontario has such a depth of talent and such powerful stories with universal themes."
- Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

"Ontario's diversity is reflected in its literature and also this year's Trillium Book Award finalists, winners and the juries that chose them. This is key to Ontario's reputation as an international leader and we are committed to continuing to strengthen our publishing industry, while nurturing Ontario talent."
- Aaron Campbell, Chair, Ontario Creates

"Ontario Creates is thrilled to be able to celebrate fabulous writing and showcase our outstanding authors and  publishers through the Trillium Book Awards. Whether you love fiction or poetry or both, we encourage you to add the Trillium finalists and winners to your summer reading lists!"
- Karen Thorne-Stone, President & CEO, Ontario Creates

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Ontario Creates produces the Trillium Book Awards (Backgrounder) each year. The Ontario government established the Trillium Book Award in 1987 to recognize excellence, support marketing and foster increased public awareness of the quality and diversity of Ontario writers and their works.

Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC) is a provincial agency that facilitates economic development, investment and collaboration in Ontario's creative industries including the book, music, magazine, film, television and interactive digital media sectors.

SOURCE Ontario Creates



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