International Festival of Authors celebrates the Governor General's Literary Awards

The Governor General’s Literary Awards are given annually to the best English- and French-language books in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Children’s Literature and Translation.

This event celebrates the authors shortlisted for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction. Four of the finalists will participate: Michael Crummey nominated for Sweetland, Bill Gaston nominated for Juliet Was a Surprise, Claire Holden Rothman nominated for My October, and Joan Thomas nominated for The Opening Sky.

Go online to discover the year’s best books and their authors, illustrators and translators, on the new interactive GG website. Follow the conversation on Twitter through @CanadaCouncil and by using the hashtag #GGbooks. Like the GGs on Facebook for all the latest updates.


International Festival of Authors celebrates the Governor General's Literary Awards

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