WCA & The Governor General’s Literary Awards Nominations

By October 9, 2014News

Please join me in congratulating Bill Gaston, Sean Dixon, Thomas King, Julia Morstad (illustrator for Kyo Maclear’s Julia, Child) and Alexandra Shimo, and  and their publishers, on their GG nominations!

For the full list, please see the link below:



Bill GastonJuliet Was a Surprise (Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Canada)

Thomas KingThe Back of the Turtle (HarperCollins Publishers)


Sean DixonA God in Need of Help (Coach House Books)


Edmund Metatawabin with Alexandra ShimoUp Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey through the Turbulent Waters of Native History (Alfred A. Knopf Canada, a division of Random House of Canada)

Children’s Literature (Illustration)

Julie MorstadJulia, Child, text by Kyo Maclear (Tundra Books)