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October 21, 2020
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The 2020 Ottawa Book Awards recipients will be announced in a special virtual ceremony this evening. 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 and Prix AAOF de littérature jeunesse 2020 from the Association des auteures et auteurs de l’Ontario français will also be presented.

Date: Wednesday, October 21

Time: 6 pm

Location: Facebook live

Descriptions of short-listed books and author biographies are available online at The virtual event is free and open to the public.

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