The Canada Council for the Arts announces the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award winners
The Canada Council for the Arts announces the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award winners. November 13, 2012 | News Release
Your ggreat books of 2012 have been revealed. The 14 winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards were announced today by the Canada Council for the Arts.
The Council funds and administers the GGs, the most significant literary award program in Canada, providing close to $ 450,000 in prize money. They are awarded in both English and French in seven categories: fiction, poetry, drama, non‑fiction, children’s literature (text and illustration) and translation.
“The verdict is in, and it’s another great year for Canadian literature,” said Robert Sirman, Director and CEO of the Canada Council. “The winning titles offer a wealth of reading options for Canadians of all ages, and demonstrate once again that Canada punches beyond its weight in the literary arena.”
Check out the list of children's book awards for text and illustration. Yes, we do have some of the winning books in our library. Will we be getting the other winners?