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2010 Governor General's Literary Awards Finalists announced

Oct 13, 2010

Here is the full list of English-language GG Awards Finalists:

English-language finalists - Fiction

Sandra Birdsell, Waiting for JoeEmma Donoghue, Room Drew Hayden Taylor, Motorcycles & SweetgrassDianne Warren, Cool WaterKathleen Winter, Annabel

PoetryRichard Greene, Boxing the CompassMichael Harris, Circus Daryl Hine, &: A Serial PoemSandy Pool, Exploding into NightMelanie Siebert, Deepwater Vee

DramaRobert Chafe, AfterimageCharlotte Corbeil-Coleman, ScratchMichael Healey, CourageousJudith Thompson, Such CreaturesDavid Yee, lady in the red dress

Non-fictionElizabeth Abbott, A History of MarriageIan Brown, The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search for His Disabled SonAllan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of CanadaKaren Connelly, Burmese Lessons: A Love StoryJohn English, Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-2000

Children’s Literature — TextK.L. Denman, Me, Myself and IkeLesley Fairfield, TyrannyGina McMurchy-Barber, Free as a BirdWendy Phillips, FishtailingCheryl Rainfield, Scars

Children’s Literature — IllustrationKristi Bridgeman, Uirapurú: based on a Brazilian legendJulie Flett, Owls See Clearly at Night: a Michif alphabet / Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: l’alfabet di MichifMatt James, I Know HereJon Klassen, Cat’s Night OutRenata Liwska, The Quiet Book

Translation – French to EnglishSheila Fischman, The Blue NotebookSheila Fischman, On the Proper Use of StarsLinda Gaboriau, Forests Liedewy Hawke, High-Wire SummerLazer Lederhendler, The Breakwater House