2020 Toronto Book Awards Longlist
The Toronto Book Awards were founded in 1974 to honour books that best represent the city. The books may be written for adults, teens or children. All different types of books are considered. Fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, memoirs, photographic and art books are all eligible for the award.
Here's this year's longlist of nominated titles.
Artistic Glass: One Studio and Fifty Years of Stained Glass by Cloe Joël Aigner
Dancing After TEN: A Graphic Memoir by Vivian Chong and Georgia Webber
Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta
In the Beggarly Style of Imitation: (Below the Level of Consciousness) by Jean Marc Ah-Sen
Last Impressions by Joseph Kertes
Mobile by Tanis MacDonald
Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging by Tessa McWatt
The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole
The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra Habib
The shortlist will be revealed on November 2 and the winner will be announced in a virtual presentation on November 30.