Sunday, September 25, 2011

Ottawa Book Awards

The City of Ottawa is pleased to announce the 2011 Ottawa Book Awards Finalists. Congratulations to Elisabeh Harvor, whose book An Open Door in the Landscape, has been shortlisted for The Ottawa Book Awards. The award recognizes the top English and French books published in the previous year. Both awards have separate categories for fiction and non-fiction. All shortlisted finalists receive $1,000 and each winner receives a prize of $7,500.

The awards will be presented on October 27, 2010 at 8 p.m. at Library and Archives Canada. The event will be hosted by Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, co-host of CBC News Ottawa and Isabelle Brisebois, Cultural Reporter for Le monde selon Mathieu, Radio–Canada.