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Ottawa Book Awards

Presented by City of Ottawa Arts and Heritage Development Branch

Celebrate the talent and creativity of Ottawa authors and applaud their remarkable achievements on the world’s literary stage. Since 1985, Ottawa Book Awards have recognized English and French books published in the previous year.

Winners of the 2023 Ottawa Book Awards will be announced. The event will be followed by a reception.

In addition to the English and French Ottawa Book Awards categories, the following awards will also be presented at the ceremony:

  • The Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry
  • Prix AAOF de littérature jeunesse 2023

Visit the Ottawa Public Library's web page to borrow the titles of the finalists in each category.

Artist website and social media

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 7:00 PM