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Winners of the 2011 Governor General's Literary Awards Announced

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Governor General's Literary Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the 14 winners of the 2011 Governor General's Literary Awards. Each winner will receive $25,000 and a specially-bound copy of the winning book, created by Montreal bookbinder Lise Dubois. Congratulations to the winners!

FICTION
Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers (House of Anansi Press)
Perrine Leblanc, L’homme blanc (Le Quartanier)

POETRY
Phil Hall, Killdeer (BookThug)
Louise Dupré, Plus haut que les flammes (Éditions du Noroît)

DRAMA
Erin Shields, If We Were Birds (Playwrights Canada Press)
Normand Chaurette, Ce qui meurt en dernier (Leméac Éditeur)

NON-FICTION
Charles Foran, Mordecai: The Life & Times (Knopf Canada)
Georges Leroux, Wanderer : essai sur le Voyage d’hiver de Franz Schubert (Éditions Nota bene)

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE – TEXT
Christopher Moore, From Then to Now: A Short History of the World (Tundra Books
Martin Fournier, Les aventures de Radisson — 1. L’enfer ne brûle pas (Les éditions du Septentrion)

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE – ILLUSTRATION
Cybèle Young, Ten Birds, text by Cybèle Young (Kids Can Press)
Caroline Merola, Lili et les poilus, text by Caroline Merola (Éditions Héritage)

TRANSLATION
Donald Winkler, Partita for Glenn Gould (McGill-Queen’s University Press). English translation of Partita pour Glenn Gould by Georges Leroux (Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal)
Maryse Warda, Toxique ou L’incident dans l’autobus (Dramaturges Éditeurs). French translation of The Toxic Bus Incident by Greg MacArthur

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the national book award. For more information about the 2011 winners, please visit the Canada Council for the Arts website.

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