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Alice Munro wins Ontario’s Trillium Book Award

Alice Munro attends the opening night of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto in 2009.

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Alice Munro has won this year's Trillium Book Award in English-language for Dear Life: Stories, a collection of tales set in the countryside and towns around Lake Huron.

The Trillium Book Award in French-language went to Paul Savoie, for Bleu bemol, a work inspired by music, while this year's English-language winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry is Matthew Tierney for Probably Inevitable.

The winner for the Trillium Book Award for Children's Literature in French-language is Claude Forand for "Un moine trop bavard."

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The winners of Ontario's foremost prize for literary excellence, were announced Tuesday evening in Toronto.

The Trillium Book Award English-language and French-language winners receive $20,000.

The winners of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in English-language and the Trillium Book Award for Children's Literature in French-language each receive $10,000.

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