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(International Festival of Authors)
1989 International Festival of Authors Promotional Poster
1989. Promotional poster for the annual Toronto literary festival, which each year since 1980 brought together the best writers of contemporary world literature. The poster was designed by a leading artist of the day and is one of only a handful of copies signed by all or most of the year's participants. From the collection of the promoter of the festival himself, Greg Gatenby. Approximately 48 signatures. Signed by: Bharati Mukherjee, Nobuo Kojima, Jamaica Kincaid, Julian Barnes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Susan Fromberg Schaffer, William Jay Smith, Mordecai Richler, Joan Chase, Murray Bail, Deirdre Bair, Alice Wexler, Thomas McGuane, Desmond Hogan, Martin Amis, Hella Haasse, Alice Adams, Norman Sherry, Gabriele Eckart, Hans Joachim Schadlich, Friedrich Christian Delius, Caryl Churchill, W.P. Kinsella, Roy Heath, Nissam Ezekiel, Ruth Rendell, Kjartan Flogstad, Michael Coren, Pia Tafdrup, Louise DeSalvo, Hugo Loetscher, and others. 18-1/2" x 25-1/2". [#029748] $1,000
On Sale: $700

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