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September 21, 2006
Media Advisory - Toronto Book Awards authors read at The Word On The Street
On Sunday, September 24, available finalists will read from the Live With Culture stage in the City of Toronto tent at The Word On The Street. Other Toronto writers, whose works also shine the spotlight on the city, will join the finalists in an expanded reading schedule. The annual Word On The Street book and magazine festival will be held at Queen’s Park, between Bloor and Wellesley Streets.

Reading Schedule: Subject to change without notice.

11 a.m.
2006 Toronto Book Awards Dionne Brand
What We All Long For - Alfred A. Knopf Canada

11:30 a.m.
2006 Toronto Book Awards finalists Jason McBride and Alana Wilcox
uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto - Coach House Books

12 p.m.
Contributors to uTOpia
Edward Keenan, Dale Duncan, Bert Archer, Lorraine Johnson and Darren O’Donnell

1 p.m.
2006 Toronto Book Awards finalist Howard Akler
The City Man - Coach House Books

1:30 p.m.
Terry Murray
Faces On Places - House of Anansi Press

2 p.m.
John Lorinc
The New City - Penguin Group Canada

2:30 p.m.
2003 Toronto Book Awards winner Joe Fiorito
Union Station - McClelland & Stewart

3 p.m.
Nick Thran
Every Inadequate Name - Insomnia Press

3:30 p.m.
Amy Cameron
Playing With Matches - Anchor Canada

4 p.m.
Tara Ariano and Sarah D. Bunting
Television Without Pity - Quirk Books

4:30 p.m.
Zoe Whittall
The Emily Valentine Poems - Snare Books

5 p.m.
Cynthia Gould
Some Words Spoken - Burning Effigy Press

5:30 p.m.
Mark Brownell
High Sticking - Scirocco Press

6 p.m.
Program concludes.

Media contact:

Bev Kurmey
Protocol Officer



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