Governor General's Literary Awards

Each year, the Governor General’s Literary Awards (the GGs) honour the best in Canadian literature. As Canada’s national literary awards, the GGs represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature and its authors, translators and illustrators.

2016 Governor General's Literary Award Winners

Fiction Shortlist

Non-Fiction Shortlist

Poetry Shortlist

Young People's Literature Award Shortlist

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Young People's Illustrated Literature Shortlist

Past Fiction Winners

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