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What You Need nominated for the Trillium Book Prize

Quite improbably, were you to have asked me, What You Need has been nominated for the Trillium Book Prize, which is Ontario’s “leading award for literature.” Also nominated in the English-language category are Kevin Hardcastle’s… 107 more words

What You Need

Toronto's André Alexis wins the $25,000 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

At the Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony — held on Tuesday night at Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio — numerous literary prizes and $139,000 in awards were presented to six Canadian writers. 291 more words


Karen Solie on absurdities and privileges

What others might call “thematic concerns,” Karen Solie refers to as her “habits.” Over a few glasses of wine at a Toronto restaurant, Solie recounts a good-natured argument over the inclusion of the sequence “Childhood Triptych” with her editor James Langer. 934 more words