This Month in Arts History ? May

May 10

1987: Michael Ondaatje won Ontario?s inaugural Trillium Book Award for his novel In the Skin of the Lion. He won the Award again in 1993 for The English Patient.

May 11

1928: Fernand Lindsay was born at Trois-Pistoles, Quebec. Father Lindsay became the founding Artistic Director of Quebec?s Festival international de Lanaudière.