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November 2012 at OBT

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Dear Readers,

We hope you've been enjoying this busy book season. Here's what's on this November at Open Book: Toronto.

DAVID GROULX IS OBT'S NOVEMBER 2012 WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE
We are delighted that David Groulx is Open Book: Toronto's November 2012 Writer in Residence. Visit David's WIR page to read his blog and his answers to the Proust Questionnaire. David is here to answer your writerly questions. You can send them to writer@openbooktoronto.com or post them directly to his blog.

November Book Giveaway: Open Book and BookLand Press are giving away a copy of David Groulx's most recent book, Rising With A Distant Dawn. Click here to enter.

CONTEST! WIN A BALLET PRIZE PACKAGE FROM DUNDURN: BOOKS & TICKETS!
Dance lovers take note! Dundurn Press and Open Book are giving away four fantastic ballet-themed prizes. Grand Prize winners will receive two tickets to the November 24, 2012 performance of the National Ballet's production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Runners up will receive Passion to Dance: The National Ballet of Canada or copies of both titles from Charis Marsh's popular Ballet Confidential series. Click here to enter the contest. The contest closes November 16th, 2012.

AN OPEN BOOK ANNIVERSARY CONTEST
This fall, Open Book celebrates five years online. As a token of our appreciation to you, our readers, we're giving away five $50 gift certificates to bookstores of your choice. To enter, please take a couple minutes to give us your valuable feedback about Open Book. A perfect way to stock up on winter reading or to start your holiday shopping! The contest closes on December 7, 2012.

WESTON WORDS
In our Weston Words interview series, we speak with the five finalists for the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the country's newest and biggest non-fiction prize. The prize will be awarded on November 12, 2012 (today!). Read our interviews with finalists Candace Savage, JJ Lee, Kamal Al-Solaylee, Modris Eksteins and Taras Grescoe.

PHOTOS! THE WRITER'S TRUST AWARDS
On Wednesday, November 15, the Writers' Trust of Canada honoured some of Canada's finest writers with six of the country's major literary awards. You can check out our story about the awards, including all the winners, right here as well as enjoying these photos from the event.

GEORGE MURRAY'S QUESTIONLESS BOOKS INTERVIEW SERIES
In George Murray's popular Questionless Books Interview series, he gets "a whole bunch of books people (from authors to editors to publishers to sales / publicity / production people, booksellers, designers, librarians, readers, etc) to 'answer' a series of unspoken 'questions.'" George's most recent Questionless Books Interview is with writer and editor Jon Paul Fiornentino.

EVENTS
Visit our comprehensive Events Page for a full listing of Toronto's many literary events. Need help finding the event locations? Sign up for Open Book's free mobile app and let it guide you.

TALK TO US
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