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Enter for a chance to WIN all seven English-language winners of the 2022 Governor General's Awards!

by Kiley Turner

How would you feel about opening your door sometime soon to see SEVEN gorgeous, award-winning books on your doorstep? Of course you would feel EXCELLENT! …

The Chat with 2022 Governor General's Award Winner Annick MacAskill

by Trevor Corkum

Halifax writer Annick MacAskill has won this year’s Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry for her collection Shadow Blight (Gaspereau Press). …

The Chat with 2022 Governor General's Award Winner Sheila Heti

by Trevor Corkum

We kick off our extended coverage of this year’s English-language Governor General’s Award winners in conversation with Sheila Heti, whose novel Pure …

Quick Hits: Dysfunctional Families, Unforgettable Characters, and Small-Town Intrigue

by Kiley Turner

In Quick Hits, we look through our stacks to bring you books that, when they were published, elicited a lot of reaction and praise. Our selections will …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Sadiqa de Meijer

by Trevor Corkum

We conclude this year’s special Governor General’s Award coverage in conversation with Sadiqa de Meijer. Her memoir alfabet/alphabet: a memoir of …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with David Robertson & Julie Flett

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our GGBooks coverage here on The Chat, we speak to David Robertson and Julie Flett, whose picture book On the Trapline (Tundra Books) is the …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Norma Dunning

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our special GG's coverage, we chat with Norma Dunning, author of the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction for her short story …

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 Erín Moure

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our extended 2021 Governor General's Literary Awards coverage, we’re in conversation with Erín Moure, winner for translation from French …

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