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Trillium Contest & Readings, cStories Contest, WIR Pasha Malla and More

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Dear Readers,

June updates from Open Book: Toronto:

CONTEST! WIN A SET OF TRILLIUM-NOMINATED BOOKS
Win a full set of the English-language Trillium Book Award-nominated books! Click here to find out how to enter.

ATTEND THE TRILLIUM BOOK AWARD READINGS
The Trillium Book Award is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Join in the celebration by attending an evening of remarkable readings by this year's finalists. The readings are on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor 789 Yonge Street, Toronto. To attend, please RSVP to erin@openbookontario.com by June 11th. See you there!

CSTORIES: CONTEST & A STORY COMING TO OPEN BOOK
cStories, an exciting joint initiative between Thomas Allen Publishers and Cormorant Books, offers digital "individual short stories ready for readers on-the-go." That's not all — enter their "Get Into Our Shorts" contest for a chance to win an Apple iPad 3 pre-loaded with a selection of cStories eBook singles.

cStories on Open Book: Visit the Open Book Magazine from June 11-14 where we'll be serializing "The Trees of Kleinsaltz," a complete cStories single from Andrew J. Borkowski's collection, Copernicus Avenue (Cormorant Books).

PASHA MALLA IS OBT'S JUNE 2012 WIR
Pasha Malla is Open Book: Toronto's June 2012 Writer in Residence. Visit Pasha's WIR page to peruse his reading and website recommendations and to read his blog and his answers to the Proust Questionnaire. Be sure to check out Pasha's posts on "Bookshoping," "Uncle Drew" and "The Composites."

You can send your questions and comments for Pasha to writer@openbooktoronto.com or post them directly to his blog.

June Book Giveaway: Open Book and House of Anansi Press are giving away a copy of Pasha's latest book, People Park. Click here to enter.

TOP TENS
The May 2012 Top Ten lists are in! Visit Open Book's Magazine page to see which Canadian books were flying off the shelves last month at five of Ontario's finest bookstores: Bakka Phoenix, Ben McNally Books, Bryan Prince Bookseller, Northern Women's Bookstore and Type Books (the Queen Street store).

INTERVIEWS
Our latest interviews are with a stellar group of authors: Wade Bell, Shree Ghatage, David MacKinnon, Ashley Spires and Aga Maksimowska.

EVENTS
Visit our comprehensive Events Page to plan your literary outings. Need help finding the event locations? Sign up for Open Book's free mobile app and let it guide you.

TALK TO US
We'd love to hear from you! Please send your questions, comments and suggestions to clelia@openbooktoronto.com

All the best,
Open Book

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