Fresh & Local. Open Book: Ontario celebrates Ontario's vibrant literary scene. Open Book is committed to showcasing the outstanding range and quality of contemporary Canadian writing in Ontario, and through our features and profiles, we invite you to get to know the places and people connected to reading and writing in this province. We encourage you to explore your literary scene — keep an eye out for happenings near you on our Events page. Also, we invite you to help us turn the spotlight on Ontario's vibrant literary landscape with our ever-growing Map of Ontario's Literary Landmarks. Have a Literary Landmark suggestion for the Map, or an idea for our news items, features, interviews and profiles? Please let us know! Contact information is below.
OpenBookOntario.com serves as a hub for all things literary in the province year round. We’ll keep you updated on book news, entertain you with videos and photos, and keep you informed about upcoming literary events and festivals throughout the province.
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Open Book: Ontario,
20 Maud Street, Suite 401
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5V 2M5
Clelia Scala, Executive Director
Erin Knight, Contributing Editor
Ginger Pharand, Editorial Intern
Literary Landmark Curator
Teachers, Professors, Workshop & Writing Group Leaders, please contact us with any questions and requests at [email protected]
CONTRIBUTING TO OPEN BOOK
Interested in writing for Open Book? If so, we'd love to hear from you. Here are the details:
Open Book Magazine
If you have an article in mind for Open Book's seasonal online magazine, please send a 200–300 word abstract and a brief note about yourself to [email protected]. Open Book's magazine is published in March, June, September and December. We publish creative non-fiction with a focus on the Toronto literary scene and articles run a minimum of 1500 words. Response time is one to three months.
Our Featured Profiles highlight the people, places and things that make up Ontario's fine literary scene. If there is someone or something you'd like to profile, please let us know the details at [email protected]. Response time is within a month.
If you have another idea (beyond the Magazine and Profiles) for Open Book to consider, please let us know the details (topic, format, for what section on the site, about yourself) at [email protected]. Response time is within a month.
OPEN BOOK'S PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Open Book is presented by The Organization of Book Publishers of Ontario.
Open Book is generously funded by the OMDC.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) for this project./Nous reconnaissons l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada par l'entremise du Fonds du livre du Canada (FLC) pour ce projet.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $20.1 million in writing and publishing throughout Canada. Nous remercions de son soutien le Conseil des Arts du Canada, qui a investi 20,1 millions de dollars l'an dernier dans les lettres et l'édition à travers le Canada.
We are grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council.
TAXI Canada Inc. created Open Book’s advertising campaign, generously working pro bono.
We are delighted to partner with The Spoke Club and Thompson Toronto to present the quarterly Toronto Literary Salon.
Media Production Partners