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Small Press of Toronto Book Fair on Dec 12th!

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Small Press of Toronto celebrating 22 years of book fairs

December 12, 2009 at the fabulous Gladstone Hotel
10 am to 5 pm


Toronto, Ontario – The Small Press of Toronto Book Fair is back! Books, chapbooks, graphic novels, zines, comics, audio-books, magazines

PLUS an amazing full day of readings by authors Nancy Jo Cullen, Karen Dales, Shinan Govani, rob mclennan, Al Moritz, Sheree-Lee Olson, Lisa Pasold, Timothy Quinn, & Lisa Ray


a special interview with Giller Prize-winning writer Austin Clark hosted by Sang Kim.

The Gladstone Hotel will play host to this year’s Small Press Book Fair and it is shaping up to be even bigger than the last. Along with the venue change, our new date makes the event perfect for holiday gift giving–stock up on local press for the holidays!

Talk, buy, peruse, and enjoy books, chapbooks, graphic novels, zines, comics and so much more.

The Fair features an up-close look at some of the city’s most exciting small presses. Small Press of Toronto grew out of the “Meet the Presses” events organized by Stuart Ross and Nick Power back in the ’80s, which was then a once-a-month gathering featuring five or six small and micro presses displaying, selling, and reading from new work. A much larger gathering, the (first) Toronto Small Press Book Fair, became an annual event in 1987, and a biannual event in the fall of 1990.

Today, the Fair happens twice a year, a feast of all things printed, with readings, workshops, and prizes. What’s more, the event is entirely free & open to the public. This year we are pleased to be celebrating our 22nd year with a fair at the fabulous Gladstone Hotel.

for more information, please contact torontosmallpressfairgroup@gmail.com

location: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West

Contact: Small Press of Toronto: Sang Kim or Lisa Pasold, Book Fair co-organizers, http://www.torontosmallpressbookfair.org/

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