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Saturday, October 13, 2007

2007 Ottawa Book Awards

Monty Reid, who won the year's Lampman Scott Award for 2007 (and finalist for the English Fiction category) chats it up before the ceremony with his fellow writers Colin Morton (a jury member for the English Fiction category), and Mark Frutkin (recent winner of the Trillium Book Award for his novel Fabrizio’s Return.)

Charlotte Gray in conversation during the VIP meet and greet. Charlotte snapped up the award for the 2007 Ottawa Book Award for Non-Fiction for her book Reluctant Genius: The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell. Graham Fraser (center) was a finalist for his book, Sorry, I Don't Speak French.

In the fiction category, author Janet Lunn won for her book A Rebel's Daughter. In the French fiction category Daniel Poliquin picked up the win for his book La Kermesse. There was no award given this year for a non-fiction French book.


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