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The Governer General's 2013 English Literary Awards - The Winners


FICTION: The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton 

Finalists: 
The Lion Seeker Kenneth Bonert
The Orenda Joseph Boyden
A Beautiful Truth Colin McAdam | Fiction 
The Hungry Ghosts Shyam Selvadurai | Fiction





POETRY: North End Love Songs, Katherena Vermette

Finalists: 
Where the Sun Shines Best, Austin Clarke
The Polymers, Adam Dickinson
Big Down Little Whisper, Don Domanski 
Birds, Metal, Stones & Rain, Russell Thornton





DRAMA: Fault Lines: Three Plays, Nicolas Billon

Finalists: 
Blood: A Scientific Romance, Meg Braem
The Swearing Jar, Kate Hewlett
Frenchtown, Lawrence Jeffery
Shakespeare's Nigga, Joseph Jomo Pierre





NON-FICTION: Journey with No Maps: Life of P.K. Page, Sandra Djwa

Finalists: 

The Juggler's Children: A Journey into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us, Carolyn Abraham



The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, Nina Munk

The Memory of Water, Allen Smutylo

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother, Priscila Uppal





Finalists: 

The White Bicycle, Beverley BrennaOnce Upon a Northern Night, Jean E. PendziwolBecoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case, Shane PeacockCounting Back from Nine, Valerie Sherrard







CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATION: Northwest PassageMatt James


Finalists:

Miss Mousie's Blind Date, Rachel BermanOy, Feh, So?, Gary Clement The Dark, Jon KlassenHow To, Julie Morstad





TRANSLATION: The Major VerbsDonald Winkler


Finalists:

For Sure, Robert Majzels

Canada’s Forgotten Slaves: Two Hundred Years of Bondage, George Tombs

And the Birds Rained Down, Rhonda Mullins

The Stalinist’s Wife, Luise von Flotow



 




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