Book Award Roundup: Governor General’s Award 2014 nominees

Although we’ve already posted about the novel and short story collections that have been The Hilary Weston Prize — back in September, but this week’s announcement of the Governor General’s Literary Awards has left us with even more great Canadian reading to highlight.

given the nod this fall by the big Canadian books awards, there are plenty of other books being given recognition this fall books season that deserve mention. Giller Prize focuses only on Fiction, and we post about the shortlist for the Writer’s Trust Awards big nonfiction prize —

NonFiction

The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris
Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours by Maria Mutch
The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway by Arno Kopecky
Up Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey through the Turbulent Waters of Native History by Edmund Metatawabin with Alexandra Shimo

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Drama

Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays by Jordan Tannahill
A God in Need of Help by Sean Dixon
The Secret Mask by Rick Chafe
That Elusive Spark by Janet Munsil

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Poetry

Lake of Two Mountains by Arleen Paré
Leaving Howe Island by Sadiqa de Meijer
Light Light by Julie Joosten
Night Vision by Christopher Levenson
Prologue for the Age of Consequence by Garth Martens

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