About the Award

Established by Toronto City Council in 1974, the Toronto Book Awards honour authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto. The annual awards offer $15,000 in prize money: finalists receive $1,000 and the winning author is awarded $10,000.

For a list of past winners see Toronto Book Garden.

2018 Toronto Book Awards

Honouring authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto.

2018 Submission Information & Eligibility

Important dates and qualification information to be considered for a Toronto Book Award.

Toronto Book Garden

A garden that features the names of winning authors and book titles engraved in paving stones.