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Governor General's Literary Awards 2019 winners

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 3:18pm

The winners of the 2019 Governor General's Literary Awards, Canada's oldest and most prestigious literary prizes, have been announced.

Of particular note is Winnipeg's Joan Thomas, who won the Fiction award (in English) for her novel Five Wives, which we had the pleasure of launching earlier this year.

The other English-language winners include:

Along with the English-language winners are seven French-language winners. For more information on those books, and on the Award in general, visit GGbooks.ca.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Governor General's Literary Awards 2019 finalists

Thursday, Oct 03, 2019 at 10:47am

The finalists for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Awards have been announced! The prizes are given out in seven English-language categories and in seven French-language categories.

Among the names on the shortlists are Michael Crummey, Amanda Parris, and Winnipeg authors Joan Thomas and Catherine Hunter. To see the complete selection of finalists, please visit GGbooks.ca.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Giller Prize 2019 shortlist

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019 at 2:52pm

The finalists for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize have been announced:

The winner will be announced on November 18, 2019. If you're in Winnipeg, we hope you can join us in celebrating the winner at our annual Giller Light Bash. For more information on that event and to purchase your tickets online, please see this page.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Canadian Lit

Giller Prize 2019 longlist

Saturday, Sep 07, 2019 at 4:28pm

The Scotiabank Giller Prize, which was created in honour of the late literary journalist Doris Giller and recognizes excellence in Canadian literature, unveiled its longlist for the 2019 award.

The longlist includes:

The shortlist will be announced on September 30th, and the winner revealed on November 18th.

If you're in Winnipeg, we hope to see you at our annual Giller Light Bash on November 18th, which takes place inside Prairie Ink Restaurant at our Grant Park location. For more details and to book your seats online, see this page.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Booker Prize 2019 shortlist

Friday, Sep 06, 2019 at 5:55pm

The finalists of this year's Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced.

Of particular note, Margaret Atwood is the only Canadian to make the 2019 shortlist. She was nominated for The Testaments, a sequel to her iconic novel The Handmaid's Tale, which will be released September 10th, 2019.

The other finalists includes:

The winner will be revealed October 14th, 2019.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
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