This announcement comes from Guy Lebeda at the Utah Arts Council:
The Utah Book Festival presents the Third Annual Utah Literary Awards Ceremony, honoring winners of the annual Utah Book Award (Utah Center for the Book), the Annual Original Writing Competition (Utah Arts Council), the May Swenson Poetry Award (Utah State University Press), and the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry (University of Utah Press).
Who: Utah Book Festival, Utah Arts Council Literature Program, Utah Center for the Book, USU Press, U of U Press.
What: Third Annual Utah Literary Awards Ceremony
Where: Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City
When: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 7 p.m.
Why: To honor Utah's finest writers and celebrate our state's literary culture.
For more info: Utah Arts Council's Writing Contest page: http://arts.utah.gov/funding/competitions/writing_competition/index.html
Utah Book Festival: http://www.utahhumanities.org/