December 22, 2020
Beyond the Claus: Winter & Holiday Reading Recommendations That Go Beyond Just Christmas
While Christmas stories are a ton of fun, at this time of year it's easy for other holidays, traditions, and narratives to get overlooked.To highlight the wealth of wintry and holiday reading out there ...
September 25, 2020
"Generosity of Spirit" Hamish Cameron of University of Toronto Press wins Janice E. Handford Award for Canadian Publishing
Yesterday, Hamish Cameron was awarded the Janice E. Handford Award by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization (OBPO), Open Book's sister organization.The annual prize recognizes a person who has advanced ...
October 30, 2018
Independent Publishers Win Big at the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards
It was a great year for independent presses at the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards. The seven English language awards (along with their French counterparts) were announced yesterday, with six ...
July 03, 2018
"What's Your Story?" Read the Winning Texts of the 2018 OBPO Writing Contest Winners! Part Three: Scarborough
It's summer and that means the best time to read - whether it's inside with a fan or out in a park or on a beach. So grab your refreshment of choice and find some shade to take in four brand new, exclusive, ...
May 08, 2018
"What's Your Story?" Read the Winning Texts of the 2018 OBPO Writing Contest Winners! Part One: Etobicoke
It's that time of year again: when the weather gets warm and we get to celebrate brand new Toronto stories. Start your spring off right with the What's Your Story? literary contest: We've got four never-before-seen, ...
March 13, 2018
OBPO Announces 2018 Literary Event Series for What's Your Story? Writing Contest
Each year on Open Book, we have the pleasure of hosting the winning pieces from the The Ontario Book Publishers Organization's (OBPO) What's Your Story? writing contest. WYS is a unique literary competition ...
November 08, 2017
"What's Your Story?" 2017 Obpo Writing Contest Winners! Part Three: North York
For the third edition of the 2017 Ontario Book Publishers Organization's and North York Arts’ What's Your Story? writing contest, we are presenting brand new, original work in three genres, exclusively ...
October 16, 2017
"What's Your Story?" 2017 Obpo Writing Contest Winners! Part Two: East York
We've got brand new original fiction and poetry today on Open Book as we present the second set of winners of the 2017 Ontario Book Publishers Organization's and East End Arts’ What's Your Story? writing ...
September 25, 2017
"What's Your Story?" 2017 Obpo Writing Contest Winners! Part One: Scarborough
Every street, every alley, every corner in Toronto has a story - or many stories - to tell. To dig into that vibrant potential, the Ontario Book Publishers Organization's and Scarborough Arts’ What's ...