2022 Toronto Book Awards

Established by Toronto City Council in 1974, the Toronto Book Awards honour books of literary merit that are evocative of Toronto. The 2022 awards offer $15,000 in prize money: finalists receive $1,000 and the winning author is awarded $10,000.

The 2022 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles are:

2022 Toronto Book Award Winner – Sarah Polley

book cover of Run Towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory by Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley has been awarded the 2022 Toronto Book Award for her book Run Towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory, published by Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Random House Canada.

The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Library named the winner of the 2022 Toronto Book Awards at a prize ceremony at Toronto Reference Library on November 16. Read the City of Toronto's news release.

Please visit the City of Toronto's website to learn more about the Toronto Book Awards jurors and past winners.

Reading Lists

Explore the list of nominated 2022 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles.