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Encyclopedia > Governor General's Award for English language fiction

This is a list of Governor General's Award winners for English language fiction. Since their creation in 1937, the Governor Generals Literary Awards have become one of Canadas most prestigious prizes, awarded in both French and English in seven categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Drama, Childrens Literature-Text, Childrens Literature-Illustration, and Translation. ...


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This article is about the year. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gwethalyn Graham (1913-1965) was a Canadian writer, whose 1944 novel Earth and High Heaven was the first Canadian book to reach number one on the New York Times bestseller list. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... John Hugh MacLennan (March 20, 1907 - November 7, 1990) was a Canadian author and Professor of English at McGill University. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gabrielle Roy (March 22, 1909 - July 13, 1983) was a Canadian author. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... John Hugh MacLennan (March 20, 1907 - November 7, 1990) was a Canadian author and Professor of English at McGill University. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 2003 Canada Post stamp Morley Edward Callaghan (February 22, 1903 – August 25, 1990) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, playwright, TV and radio personality. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gouzenko wearing his white hood for anonymity Igor Gouzenko (January 13, 1919–1982) was a cipher clerk for the Soviet Embassy to Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Adele Wiseman (1928-1992) was a Canadian author. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gabrielle Roy (March 22, 1909 - July 13, 1983) was a Canadian author. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Hugh MacLennan (March 20, 1907 - November 7, 1990) was a Canadian author and Professor of English at McGill University. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Brian Moore (August 25, 1921 - January 11, 1999) was a novelist. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Malcolm Lowry (July 28, 1909 – June 26, 1957) was an English poet and novelist. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kildare Dobbs (born 1923) is a Canadian short story and travel writer. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Hugh Garner (1913-1979) was a Canadian novelist. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Douglas LePan, Canadian diplomat, poet, novelist and professor of literature (25 May 1914 Toronto - 27 November 1998). ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Jean Margaret Wemyss, better known as Margaret Laurence, (July 18, 1926 - January 5, 1987) was a Canadian novelist. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Alice Munro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Robert Kroetsch (born June 26, 1927) is a Canadian novelist, poet, and non-fiction writer. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Mordecai Richler Mordecai Richler (January 27, 1931 - July 3, 2001) was a Canadian author, scriptwriter, and essayist. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Robertson Davies in 1984 Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC (born August 28, 1913 at Thamesville, Ontario, and died December 2, 1995 at Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. ... The Manticore is the second novel in Robertson Davies Deptford Trilogy. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Rudy Henry Wiebe (born 4 October 1934) is a Canadian author and professor emeritus, Department of English at the University of Alberta since 1992. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... Jean Margaret Wemyss, better known as Margaret Laurence, (July 18, 1926 - January 5, 1987) was a Canadian novelist. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Brian Moore (August 25, 1921 - January 11, 1999) was a novelist. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Marian Engel (May 24, 1933–February 16, 1985) was a Canadian novelist whose feminist approach made her one of Canadas foremost modern writers. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Timothy Irving Frederick Findley, O.C., O. Ont. ... The Wars is is a 1977 novel by Timothy Findley. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Alice Munro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Jack Hodgins in 1981 Jack Hodgins (born 1938) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... George Harry Bowering (born 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Guy Clarence Vanderhaeghe (born April 5, 1951) is a Canadian fiction author from Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leon Rooke (born 1934) is a Canadian novelist. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Josef Skvorecky (born September 27, 1924 in Náchod, Czechoslovakia) is a famous contemporary Czech writer. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Margaret Atwood Margaret Eleanor Peggy Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a novelist, poet, literary critic, and a pioneer of Canadian womens writing. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alice Munro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... M.T. Kelly (born November 30, 1946 in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian writer. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Adams Richards (born 1950) is a Canadian author. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Lewis Quarrington (born July 22, 1953) is a Canadian novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nino Ricci (born 1959) is a Canadian novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rohinton Mistry (born July 3, 1952) is a Parsee author. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Ondaatje OC (born September 12, 1943) is a Canadian/Sri Lankan author. ... The English Patient is a novel by Michael Ondaatje which deals with the gradually revealed histories of a critically burned man, his Canadian nurse, a thief, and a British Army sapper as they live out the end of World War II in an Italian monastery. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Carol Shields, CC , OM , D.Litt. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Rudy Henry Wiebe (born 4 October 1934) is a Canadian author and professor emeritus, Department of English at the University of Alberta since 1992. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gregory Hollingshead (born 1947) is a Canadian novelist. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Guy Clarence Vanderhaeghe (born April 5, 1951) is a Canadian fiction author from Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jane Urquhart (born June 21, 1949) is a Canadian author. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Matt Cohen Matt Cohen (1942-1999) was a Canadian writer. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Michael Ondaatje OC (born September 12, 1943) is a Canadian/Sri Lankan author. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Richard B. Wright is a Canadian novelist. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Miriam Toews (born 1964 in Steinbach, Manitoba) is a Canadian novelist and humorist of Mennonite descent. ...

Governor General's Literary Awards

In English:
Fiction - Non-Fiction - Drama - Poetry - Poetry or Drama - Children's Literature - Childrens' Illustration - Translation
In French:
Fiction - Non-Fiction - Drama - Poetry - Poetry or Drama - Children's Literature - Childrens' Illustration - Translation
Past Winners:
2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999 - 1998 - 1997 - 1996 - 1995 - 1994 - 1993 - 1992 - 1991 - 1990 - 1989 - 1988 - 1987 - 1986 - 1985 - 1984 - 1983 - 1982 - 1981 - 1980 - 1979 - 1978 - 1977 - 1976 - 1975 - 1974 - 1973 - 1972 - 1971 - 1970 - 1969 - 1968 - 1967 - 1966 - 1965 - 1964 - 1963 - 1962 - 1961 - 1960 - 1959 - 1958 - 1957 - 1956 - 1955 - 1954 - 1953 - 1952 - 1951 - 1950 - 1949 - 1948 - 1947 - 1946 - 1945 - 1944 - 1943 - 1942 - 1941 - 1940 - 1939 - 1938 - 1937 - 1936 Since their creation in 1937, the Governor Generals Literary Awards have become one of Canadas most prestigious prizes, awarded in both French and English in seven categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Drama, Childrens Literature-Text, Childrens Literature-Illustration, and Translation. ... This is a list of Governor Generals Award winners for English language non-fiction. ... This is a list of the Governor Generals Award winners for drama. ... This is a list of the Governor Generals Award winners for poetry. ... This is a list of the Governor Generals Award winner for childrens literature. ... This is a list of winners of the Governor Generals Award for English language childrens illustration. ... The nominees for the 2004 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 26. ... The 2003 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were announced on November 12. ... The 2002 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were be presented by Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Tuesday, November 19. ... The 2001 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were be presented by Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on November 14. ... The 2000 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were presented by Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, and Jean-Louis Roux, Chairman of the Canada Council for the Arts, on November 14 at Rideau Hall. ... The winners of the 1999 Canadian Governor Generals Literary Awards were announced by Jean-Louis Roux, Chairman, and Shirley L. Thomson, Director of the Canada Council for the Arts, at a press conference held on November 16th at the National Library of Canada. ... The winners of the 1998 Governor Generals Literary Awards were announced by Jean-Louis Roux, Chairman, and Shirley L. Thomson, Director of the Canada Council for the Arts on November 17th in Ottawa. ... The winners of the 1997 Governor Generals Literary Awards was announced on November 18th by Donna Scott, Chairman of the Canada Council for the Arts. ... The 1996 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were presented on November 14th 1996. ... The 1995 Governor Generals Literary Awards were presented by Roméo LeBlanc, Governor General of Canada on November 14 at the Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. ... Each winner of the 1994 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1993 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10,000 and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1992 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1991 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1990 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1989 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1988 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1987 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ... Each winner of the 1986 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1985 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1984 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1983 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1982 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1981 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1980 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1979 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1978 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a whole bunch of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1977 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1976 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1975 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1974 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1973 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1972 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1971 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1970 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1969 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1968 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1967 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1966 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1965 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1964 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1963 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1962 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1961 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... Each winner of the 1960 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ... The 1959 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit saw a major change from previous awards. ... The 1958 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the twenty-second such awards. ... The 1957 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the twenty-first such awards in Canada. ... The 1956 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the twentieth such awards. ... The 1955 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the nineteenth such awards. ... The 1954 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the eighteenth such awards. ... The 1953 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the seventeenth such awards. ... The 1952 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the sixteenth such awards. ... The 1951 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the fifteenth such awards. ... The 1950 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the fourteenth such awards. ... The 1949 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the thirteenth such awards. ... The 1948 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the twelfth such awards. ... The 1947 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the eleventh such awards. ... The 1946 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the tenth such awards. ... The 1945 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the ninth such awards. ... The 1944 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the eighth such awards. ... The 1943 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the seventh such awards. ... The 1942 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the sixth such awards. ... In Canada, the 1941 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the fifth such awards. ... The 1940 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the fifth such awards. ... The 1939 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the fourth such awards. ... The 1938 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the third such awards. ... The 1937 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were the second such awards, and the first to include a category for poetry and drama. ... The 1936 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit began the tradition of Governor Generals awards in Canada. ...


 
 

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