The Last Exiles by Ann Shin Wins the 2022 Trillium Book Award! 

The annual Trillium Book Awards were established in 1987 and celebrate the achievements of Ontario’s English and Francophone authors. Each author receives $20,000 for Trillium’s main book prize, which recognizes literary excellence across genres. Their publishers receive $2,500 to promote the titles.

THE LAST EXILES by Ann Shin (Park Row) has won the 2022 Trillium Book Award. Ann is a writer and filmmaker based in Toronto whose latest book of poetry, The Family China, (Brick Books, 2013) won the Anne Green Award and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Poetry Prize. Her previous book, The Last Thing Standing, was published by Mansfield Press. Ann’s latest documentary My Enemy, My Brother was shortlisted for a 2016 Academy Award and nominated for an Emmy. Her previous documentary, The Defector: Escape from North Korea won 7 awards including Best Documentary and Best Documentary Director at the 2014 Canadian Screen Academy Awards, a SXSW Interactive Award, and a Canadian Digi Award.

Ann is represented by Carolyn Forde. 

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