2012 Governor General's Literary Award Winners
Posted at 8:21AM Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
Some highlights from this year's announcement:
Ten out of 14 winners of the 2012 Governor General's Literary Awards are women.
Nigel Spencer wins for the third time, each time for the translation of a book by Marie-Claire Blais.
Normand Chaurette wins for the second year in a row, his fourth GG overall.
Full details at canadacouncil.ca (via Literary Saloon)
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