The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists. There are seven categories, in both English and French: Fiction, Literary Non-fiction, Poetry, Drama, Young People’s Literature – Text, Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books, and Translation.
Several authors and titles of genre interest made the list.
- Second Place, Rachel Cusk (Harper Perennial)
Young People’s Literature – Text
- Blood Like Magic, Liselle Sambury, (Margaret K. McElderry)
- Firefly, Philippa Dowding (DCB/Cormorant Books)
- The Fabulous Zed Watson!, Basil Sylvester & Kevin Sylvester (HarperCollins)
Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books
- On the Trapline, David A. Robertson & Julie Flett (Tundra Books)
- À qui appartiennent les nuages?, Mario Brassard & Gérard DuBois (Les Éditions de la Pastèque)
Each winning author receives $25,000, each publisher a $3,000 grant, and nominees who don’t win get $1,000 each. For more information, see their website.
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