Open Access Articles- Top Results for 2012 Governor General%27s Awards

2012 Governor General's Awards

The shortlisted nominees for the 2012 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 11, and the winners were announced on November 13.


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Linda Spalding, The Purchase
Non-fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Ross King, Leonardo and the Last Supper
  • Nahlah Ayed, A Thousand Farewells: A Reporter's Journey from Refugee Camp to the Arab Spring
  • Carol Bishop-Gwyn, The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca
  • Wade Davis, Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
  • Noah Richler, What We Talk About When We Talk About War
Poetry File:Blueribbon icon.png Julie Bruck, Monkey Ranch
Drama File:Blueribbon icon.png Catherine Banks, It Is Solved By Walking
Children's literature File:Blueribbon icon.png Susin Nielsen, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Children's illustration File:Blueribbon icon.png Isabelle Arsenault, Virginia Wolf
French to English translation File:Blueribbon icon.png Nigel Spencer, Mai at the Predator's Ball (Marie-Claire Blais, Mai au bal des prédateurs)


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png France Daigle, Pour sûr
Non-fiction File:Blueribbon icon.png Normand Chaurette, Comment tuer Shakespeare
  • Pierre Nepveu, Gaston Miron : La vie d'un homme
  • Pascal Riendeau, Méditation et vision de l’essai : Roland Barthes, Milan Kundera et Jacques Brault
  • Yannick Roy, La révélation inachevée : le personnage à l’épreuve de la vérité romanesque
Poetry File:Blueribbon icon.png Maude Smith Gagnon, Un drap. Une place.
Drama File:Blueribbon icon.png Geneviève Billette, Contre le temps
Children's literature File:Blueribbon icon.png Aline Apostolska, Un été d'amour et de cendres
Children's illustration File:Blueribbon icon.png Élise Gravel, La clé à molette
English to French translation File:Blueribbon icon.png Alain Roy, Glenn Gould (Mark Kingwell)


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