Hosted by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, the Speaker's Book Award recognizes works by Ontario authors that reflects the diverse culture and rich history of the province and of its residents. The winner will be announced in March 2016.
Kerry Clare writes of the title character of Andrew Battershill's debut novel, Pillow: '[t]he name is an example of the book's natural, unique weirdness, which combines surrealism and crime fiction ... [t]he humour of this novel is also effortless and clear.'
In the wake of BUTCHER's lauded reception at Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary in 2014, Nicolas Billon's latest play is being produced across the country, proving the popularity - in Billon's hands, at least - of contemporary takes on ancient Greek themes.
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