(International Festival of Authors)
1997 International Festival of Authors Promotional Poster
1997. 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. Designed by Richard Artschwager. Approximately 54 signatures. Signed by: Robert Stone, Barry Lopez, Richard Ford, Michael Ondaatje, Anne Michaels, Colm Toibin, Bharati Mukherjee, Jamaica Kincaid, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Michael Turner, Jane Urquhart, Mavis Gallant, Ann Beattie, Nino Ricci, James Reaney, and others. 17" x 23". [#029753] $1,000
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