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2019 Connecticut Book Awards
October 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Connecticut Book Awards recognize the best books about Connecticut or by authors and illustrators from Connecticut. Categories include: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Books for Young Readers.
Starting this year, the Connecticut Book Awards will include the Bruce Fraser “Spirit of Connecticut” Award. This special award is in memory of longtime Connecticut Humanities director Bruce Fraser and celebrates Connecticut’s sense of place.
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Awards ceremony
4:00-5:30 – Reception and book signings
(Books will be available for purchase at the event.)
Emcee: WTHN anchor and author Ann Nyberg
Keynote address: Philip Caputo, co-winner of a Pulitzer Prize, author of A Rumor of War and of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including his latest collection of short stories called Hunter’s Moon.
Tickets: Early Bird (until September 27): $20.00
After September 27: $25.00