Governor General's Literary Award 2017 Shortlist Announced
Finalists for the Governor General's Literary Awards were announced on October 4, 2017. The awards are presented in 14 categories and include books for adults and children in both official languages.
These are the nominations in the adult English categories.
1979 by Michael Healey
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Robert Chafe
Indian Arm by Hiro Kanagawa
The Virgin Trial by Kate Hennig
Within the Glass by Anna Chatterton
The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State by Graeme Wood
Where I Live Now: a Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope by Sharon Butala
Where it Hurts by Sarah de Leeuw
On Not Losing my Father's Ashes in the Flood by Richard Harrison
Selah by Nora Gould
Translation: French to English
In Search of New Babylon by Dominique Scali, translated by Donald Wilson
Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries by Gérard Bouchard, translated by Howard Scott
The complete list of finalists in all categories can be found on the award website.
The winners will be announced on November 1, 2017.