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Open Access Articles- Top Results for 1979 Governor General%27s Awards

1979 Governor General's Awards

Each winner of the 1979 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. The 1979 awards were the first for which a shortlist of finalists was released a month before the presentation of the awards.

English

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Jack Hodgins, The Resurrection of Joseph Bourne
Non-fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Maria Tippett, Emily Carr
Poetry or drama File:Blueribbon icon.png Michael Ondaatje, There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do

French

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Marie-Claire Blais, Le Sourd dans la ville
Non-fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Dominique Clift and Sheila McLeod Arnopoulos, Le fait anglais au Québec
Poetry or drama File:Blueribbon icon.png Robert Melançon, Peinture aveugle