Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

February 28, 2013 09:29 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General of Canada to Attend Charles Taylor Prize Ceremony in Toronto

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2013) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the 2013 award ceremony for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, in Toronto, on Monday, March 4, 2013, at 11:45 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Sovereign Ballroom at the King Edward Hotel (37 King Street East, Toronto.)

On this occasion, His Excellency will address guests on the importance of books and the efforts that go into producing great non-fiction narratives.

About the Charles Taylor Prize

The Charles Taylor Prize commemorates Charles Taylor's pursuit of excellence in the field of literary non-fiction. The prize is awarded to the author whose book best combines a superb command of the English language, an elegance of style, and a subtlety of thought and perception. The five authors whose books have been shortlisted for the prize will be in Toronto for the awards ceremony. For more information, please visit (information available in English only.)

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