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Weekly Round-Up: Open Book Ontario

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An update of the interviews and features on Open Book: Ontario this week.

In a new round of Trillium Testimonials, novelist Dorothy Ellen Palmer tells OBO why she's chosen Jane Urquhart's Away (McClelland & Stewart) as her favourite Trillium winner. And novelist Andrew J. Borkowski tells OBO why Michael Ondaatje's In the Skin of a Lion (Random House Canada) is his favourite.

OBO announces three new additions to Ontario’s Literary Landmarks map: Hamilton’s gritLIT Festival, Greenley’s Bookstore in Belleville and the Prince Edward County Authors Festival.

OBO excerpts the recently published Writer's Companion by Carlos J Cortés and Renée Miller. Read the excerpt, entitled "The Nuts & Bolts (part twelve)", here.

Jessica Kim’s short story won the grade ten category of the Write Across Ontario contest. Read her winning story here.

Larisa Hunter tells OBO about sharing her office space and a love of Winnie the Pooh in this week's At the Desk.

Poet Pearl Pirie shares 12 little known facts about herself in this week's Dirty Dozen.

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