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

FICTION: The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton 

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

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

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


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


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


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

TRANSLATION: The Major VerbsDonald Winkler


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