Wednesday, March 24, 2010  
The Expozine Alternative Press Awards Gala

:: Posted by max @ 3/24/2010 11:32:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 31, 8 p.m.- 12 a.m., Le Divan Orange, 4234 Saint-Laurent (Mont-Royal metro). Free admission.

Recognizing the best publications sold at 2009's Expozine small press, comic and zine fair in Montreal! The gala is a rare chance for you to meet and mingle with the most talented up-and-comers of the local publishing scene, as well as purchase copies of the 36 short-listed titles (listed at www.expozine.ca).

Alexis O'Hara (www.alexisohara.com) will be the MC for the evening. Also on tap are readings by some of the nominated authors before the awarding of prizes at 9:30. Capping the night off is a performance by the one and only Tony Ezzy (www.tonyezzy.com).


The 2009 edition of Expozine was the largest yet, with approximately 15 000 people visiting 300 different exhibitors over two days. The Expozine organizing team asked each exhibitor to submit a copy of their best new publication for consideration for the Expozine Alternative Press Awards in one of three categories in English and French: best book, best zine and best comic, with the winners chosen by an esteemed panel of judges drawn from the city's small press community.

The 2009 Expozine Alternative Press Awards are sponsored by the Conseil des Arts de Montreal, Le Conseil des Arts du Canada, Drawn and Quarterly (www.drawnandquarterly.com) and Libraire Le Port de Tete, 262 Mont-Royal E., (514) 678-9566.

www.expozine.ca

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