GG Winners Announced!

By November 15, 2012News

The 14 winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards were announced by the Canada Council for the Arts, and WCA is happy to announce that Susin Nielsen has won the award in the Children’s Literature — Text category for The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, and Isabelle Arsenault, the illustrator for Kyo Maclear’s Virginia Wolf has won in the Children’s Literature — Illustration category.

The Canada Council for the Arts 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.