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City to honour local writers

October 17, 2017
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The recipients of the 2017 Ottawa Book Awards and Prix du livre d’Ottawa will be announced in a special ceremony at City Hall.

Mayor Jim Watson will present the awards in the categories of English fiction, English non-fiction, and French fiction. The Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry will also be presented.

Date: Wednesday, October 18

Time: 7 p.m. with reception to follow

Location: Ottawa City Hall, Jean Pigott Place110 Laurier Avenue West

Nominees will be available for media interviews both prior to the awards ceremony and after. More information about the Ottawa Book Awards, including jury statements and author biographies, is available online at

The event is open to the public.

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