Book Awards Roundup

Over the past month, several major books awards have been announced. Here’s a brief recap of the winners:

Scotiabank Giller Prize – 419 by Will Ferguson

Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-fiction – A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape by Candace Savage

Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize – Siege 13 by Tamas Dobozy

Governor General’s Literary Awards (English)

Fiction – The Purchase by Linda Spalding
Non-fiction – Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
Poetry – Monkey Ranch by Julie Bruck
Drama – It Is Solved by Walking by Catherine Banks
Children’s Text – The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Laresen by Susin Nielsen
Children’s Illustration – Virginia Wolf by Isabelle Arsenault
Translation –  Mai at the Predators’ Ball by Nigel Spencer

Governor General’s Literary Awards (French)

Fiction – Pour Sûr by France Daigle
Poetry – Une drap. Une place by Maude Smith Gagnon
Drama – Contre le temps by Geneviève Billette
Non-fiction – Comment tuer Shakespeare by Normand Chaurette
Children’s Text – Un été d’amour et de cendres by Aline Apostolska
Children’s Illustration – La clé à molette by Élise Gravel
Translation – Glenn Gould by Alain Roy



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