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Governor General's Award Finalists 2016

The English language finalists for the Governor General's Award were announced October 4. For a full list see

by Kerry Clare · Tagged governor general's awards, 2016

Yiddish for Pirates

by (author) Gary Barwin

The Parcel

by (author) Anosh Irani

Willem De Kooning's Paintbrush

by (author) Kerry Lee Powell

The Break

by (author) Katherena Vermette

Once, in a Town Called Moth

by (author) Trilby Kent

The White Cat and the Monk

A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

by (author) Jo Ellen Bogart
illustrated by Sydney Smith

A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals

illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins

Tokyo Digs a Garden

by (author) Jon-Erik Lappano
illustrated by Kellen Hatanaka

Branch, The

by (author) Mireille Messier
illustrated by Pierre Pratt


by (author) Esmé Shapiro

Kill Me Now

by (author) Brad Fraser

Pig Girl

by (author) Colleen Murphy

A Man A Fish

by (author) Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

Concord Floral

by (author) Jordan Tannahill


by (author) Mary Vingoe

Regeneration Machine

by (author) Joe Denham

The Waking Comes Late

by (author) Steven Heighton

Throaty Wipes

by (author) Susan Holbrook

Prairie Harbour

by (author) Garry Thomas Morse

Marry & Burn

by (author) Rachel Rose


What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone)

by (author) Kamal Al-Solaylee

In-Between Days

A Memoir About Living with Cancer

by (author) Teva Harrison

A World We Have Lost

Saskatchewan Before 1905

by (author) Bill Waiser

The Party Wall

by (author) Catherine Leroux

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