Toronto Book Awards winner to be announced |
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Mayor David Miller will announce the winner of the 2005 Toronto Book Awards at
a reception at City Hall on Wednesday, September 7.
Date: Wednesday, September 7
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Members' Lounge, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
The five finalists are:
The finalists were selected by a five member judging
- Constance Backhouse and Nancy L. Backhouse for
their biography "The Heiress vs. The Establishment: Mrs. Campbell's Campaign
for Legal Justice" (UBC Press)
- David Bezmozgis for his story collection
"Natasha and Other Stories" (HarperCollins Publishers)
Bishop-Stall for his memoir "Down to This: Squalor and Splendour in a Big-city
Shantytown" (Random House Canada)
- Don Coles for his novel "Doctor Bloom's
Story" (Alfred A. Knopf Canada)
- Russell Smith for his novel "Muriella Pent"
committee from over 70 entries. First awarded in 1974, the Toronto Book Awards
honours authors of published books in English that are of literary and artistic
merit with a total of $15,000 in prize money.
Protocol Officer, City of Toronto
Corporate Communications, City of Toronto
Toronto Book Awards Publicist