The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced the shortlists for the 2014 Governor General's Literary Awards, Canada's national literary awards. Each year the GG's honour the best in Canadian writing, in both English and French, in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Children's Text and Children's Illustration, as well as Translation.
This year we are pleased to congratulate eight of our member publishers on receiving nominations:
Arsenal Pulp Press & Raziel Reid for When Everything Feels like the Movies in the children's literature (text) category
BookThug & Julie Joosten for Light Light in the poetry category
Brick Books & Arleen Pare for Lake of Two Mountains in the poetry category
Oolichan Books & Sadiqa de Meijer for Leaving Howe Island in the poetry category
Quattro Books & Christopher Levenson for Night Vision in the poetry category
The winners of this year's awards will be announced on November 18th. To see a full list of the nominees please visit the GG Books website.