Governor General's Literary Awards

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Tolu Oloruntoba wonders, is the human body a longing machine?


Philippa Dowding on the magical bonds between time twins


Sadiqa de Meijer ponders motherhood and separation on a misty morning


When it comes to poetry, Erín Moure asks 'How is this tiny machine working?'

Ivan Coyote, David A. Robertson & Julie Flett among finalists for $25K Governor General's Literary Awards

Inuk author Norma Dunning explores life, death and identity erasure with story collection Tainna

Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

N.L. playwright a finalist for Governor General's Literary Award


Kingsville author a finalist for GG Literary awards

3 northern Ontario writers in the running for Governor General's Awards

New original writing

2020 Governor General's Literary Award winners write about moving forward

Moving Forward

Madhur Anand reflects on science, art and emerging from the third-wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Moving Forward

Lazer Lederhendler looks ahead to the '23rd winterless year' in this original short story

Moving Forward

Devin Fan from The Fan Brothers explores love, nature and not looking back in this original poem

Moving Forward

Kim Senklip Harvey reflects on her Tsilhqot'in land work, childhood adventures and cream soda slurpees

Moving Forward

Eric Walters reflects on his inch by inch trek up Mount Kilimanjaro in this personal essay

Moving Forward

Michelle Good reveals what moving forward meant to her after the sudden death of her son

Here are the winners of the 2020 Governor General's Literary Awards

Madhur Anand uses science and poetry to write about her parents' experiences in India

Michelle Good's acclaimed novel Five Little Indians looks at the legacy of residential schools

The Fan brothers: Books we'd love to illustrate