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GGBooks Special: The Chat with Philippa Dowding

by Trevor Corkum

We continue with our GGs coverage in conversation with Philippa Dowding. Her novel Firefly (DCB/Cormorant) is the 2021 Governor General’s Literary …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Tolu Oloruntoba

by Trevor Corkum

We continue with our GG coverage in conversation with poet Tolu Oloruntoba. His collection the Junta of Happenstance (Anstruther/Palimpsest) is the 2021 …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Hannah Moscovitch

by Trevor Corkum

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with each of this year’s seven English-language winners of the Canada Council Governor General’s Literary …

The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winner Eric Walters

by Trevor Corkum

Our final chat in this year’s special Governor General’s Literature Award coverage is with Eric Walters. Eric is the recipient of the 2020 GG's Award …

The Chat with Governor General's Literary Award Winner Joan Thomas

Joan Thomas has won this year’s Governor General’s Award for Fiction for her novel Five Wives, an exploration of the historical event Operation Auca …

The Chat with Governor General's Literary Award Winner Gwen Benaway

Next up in our special 2019 Governor General’s Award edition of The Chat is our conversation with Gwen Benaway. Her collection Holy Wild won this year’s …

The Chat with Governor General's Literary Award Winner Linda Gaboriau

Over the next month, we’ll be interviewing all seven English-language winners of this year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards. We begin with renowned …

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2019 Governor General's Literary Award Finalists

list by Kiley Turner

The Chat with Shauntay Grant and Eva Campbell

This week we’re in conversation with the creators of Africville, a picture book nominated last year for the Governor General's Award for Literature …

The Chat with Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott

The 2018 Governor General’s Award for Translation was awarded to the team of Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott for Descent into Night (Mawenzi House), …

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