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1999 International Festival of Authors Promotional Poster
1999. 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 David Blackwood. Approximately 53 signatures. Signed by: Tom Nolan, Jay Parini, Tom Keneally, Alistair Macleod, Claire Messud, Carol Shields, Lawrence Scott, Susan Jill Levine, Annie Dillard, Barbara Trapido, William Least Heat Moon, Marge Piercy, Grace Paley, Victoria Glendinning, Sara Paretsky, Mark Strand, Nancy Huston, Wayne Johnston, Roch Carrier, Roger McDonald, Charlotte Gray, and others. 16-1/2" x 23-3/4". [#029755] $1,000

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