2021 Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalists

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.


Young People’s Literature – Text

Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books



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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