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October 11, 2016
2016 Toronto Book Award winner and finalist celebration
  
Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth) will be joined by this year's Toronto Book Award finalists and Toronto Poet Laureate Anne Michaels at an event to celebrate the finalists with author readings and the presentation of the award winner.

This event will be hosted by author, broadcaster and CBC Radio host Gillian Deacon.

Date: Tuesday, October 11
Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m. (winner announced at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Toronto Reference Library, Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, 789 Yonge St.

Established in 1974, the annual awards (produced by the City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library) honour authors of books of literary merit that are evocative of Toronto.

More information about the awards is available at http://www.toronto.ca/book_awards. The public can also interact with the awards on Twitter @TOBookAwards and #tobookawards.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

Media Contact
Shane Gerard
Strategic Communications
416-397-5711
sgerard@toronto.ca

Gregory McCormick
Toronto Public Library
416-393-7098
gmccormick@torontopubliclibrary.ca

 

 

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