Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Book Mark: 2012 Governor General's Literary Awards

This year's Governor General's Literary Awards were announced a couple weeks ago at a ceremony in Montreal. Below is a list of the winners; all winners and nominees are available on the Canada Council for the Arts site.

English Winners
Fiction: Linda Spalding - The Purchase
Poetry: Julie Bruck - Monkey Ranch
Drama: Catherine Banks - It is Solved by Walking
Non-fiction: Ross King - Leonardo and the Last Supper
Children's Text: Susin Neilsen - The Reluctant Journey of Henry K. Larsen
Children's Illustration: Isabelle Arsenault - Virginia Wolf 
Translation: Nigel Spencer - Mia at the Predators' Ball

French Winners
Fiction: France Daigle - Pour Sur
Poetry: Maude Smith Gagnon - Un drap. Une place.
Drama: Geneviève Billette - Contre le Temps

Non-fiction: Normand Chaurette - Comment teur Shakespeare
Children's Text: Aline Apostolska - Un été d’amour et de cendres
Children's Illustration: Élise Gravel - La clé à molette
Translation: Alain Roy - Glenn Gould

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