The 23rd Annual Hamilton Literary Awards

Wednesday December 7th, 2016 in the Studio Theatre

Wednesday December 7, 2016
Norman and Louise Haac Studio Theatre at Theatre Aquarius

Doors open for cocktail reception at 7:00pm

Ceremony begins at 7:30pm

All are welcome and the event is pay-what-you-can

Hamilton Arts Council invites you to celebrate the 23rd annual literary awards.  Awards this year will be given in the categories of Fiction and Non-Fiction as well as the Kerry Schooley Award for the book that best captures the spirit of Hamilton.

The finalists for The Kerry Schooley Award are:

  • What We Salvage by David Baillie
  • The Midnight Games by David Neil Lee
  • Unwanted by David Tysdale

This award is sponsored by The Hamilton Spectator

The finalists for the Hamilton Arts Council Literary Award for Fiction are:

  • I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 by Gary Barwin
  • The Illegal by Lawrence Hill
  • The Last Year of Confusion by Janet Turpin Meyers
  • Heyday by Marnie Woodrow

This award is sponsored by Bryan Prince Booksellers

The finalists for the Hamilton Arts Council Literary Award for Non-Fiction are:

  • War in My Town by E. Graziani
  • Inner Places: The Life of David Milne by James King
  • Unwanted by David Tysdale

This award is sponsored by A Different Drummer Books

We’d like to thank all of our sponsors, including our venue sponsor Theatre Aquarius, and our event sponsors, Judy Marsales Real Estate, Epic Books, J.H. Gordon Books, Seraphim Editions, i fiori flowers, copydog, The Hamilton Store and Wolsak & Wynn

 

For more information please contact Lisa Emmons, Interim Operations Officer at the Hamilton Arts Council: lisa@hamiltonartscouncil.ca or 905-481-3218

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