Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

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Fresh & Local. The Open Book Foundation celebrates and profiles Toronto and Ontario's non-stop literary scene, with a special focus on the books and events produced by Ontario's independent, Canadian-owned publishers. Open Book is committed to showcasing the outstanding range and quality of contemporary Canadian writing and invites readers from Canada and around the world to connect with Ontario's vibrant book culture.

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Toronto, ON M6P 0A1

Please note that Open Book does not run book reviews, and that our author interview schedule books several months in advance.

Please do not send unsolicited physical review copies, ARCs or other materials.

Open Book does not release author contact information. We are not able to put you in contact with authors who have appeared on the site.


Grace O'Connell, Senior Editor

Kevin Hardcastle, Editorial Assistant

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We thank all freelance writers and editors for their interest. At this time, Open Book is not accepting pitches from freelancers. Please check this space in the future for calls for submissions.


Open Book is presented by The Ontario Book Publishers Organization.

Open Book is generously funded by the OMDC.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) for this project./Nous reconnaissons l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada par l'entremise du Fonds du livre du Canada (FLC) pour ce projet.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. / Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil  a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

We are grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council.

Open Book: Toronto is grateful for the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.

TAXI Canada Inc. created Open Book’s advertising campaign, generously working pro bono.

JF Robitaille: Minor Dedications


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