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Happy (Our) Birthday To You! Enter our Gigantic Anniversary Book Giveaway Contest!

In honour of our tenth birthday here at Open Book, our generous OBPO publisher partners have donated a HUGE prize package of amazing books. So for our birthday, we want to give one of you a present!

You could win an entire new library of more than twenty-five (!!!) titles from the following publishers:

  • Porcupine’s Quill
  • Kids Can Press
  • House of Anansi Press
  • Pajama Press
  • OwlKids Books
  • Playwrights Canada Press
  • Coach House Books
  • Dundurn Press
  • Between the Lines
  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside
  • Biblioasis
  • Inanna Publications
  • ECW Press
  • Guernica Editions
  • Second Story Press

We've got fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children's books - everything you could want, and best of all, it's all independently published Canadian goodness. Your bookshelves will be bursting in the best way. To enter, send us an email at using the subject line "Happy Birthday Open Book!" and tell us your favourite birthday tradition (is it cake? Presents? Blowing out candles? Singing Happy Birthday? Something else altogether?). Please include your name and full mailing address and be sure to enter by noon on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 to be considered.This is our biggest contest ever, so don't miss out!