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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Governor-General Literary Awards 1936-2010

2010 info from Canada Council for the Arts accessed 10/15/10

English-language finalists - Fiction
Sandra Birdsell, Waiting for Joe
Emma Donoghue, Room
Drew Hayden Taylor, Motorcycles & Sweetgrass
Dianne Warren, Cool Water --Winner!
Kathleen Winter, Annabel

Elizabeth Abbott, A History of Marriage
Ian Brown, The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search for His Disabled Son
Allan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada --Winner!
Karen Connelly, Burmese Lessons: A Love Story
John English, Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-2000

Children’s Literature — Text
K.L. Denman, Me, Myself and Ike
Lesley Fairfield, Tyranny
Gina McMurchy-Barber, Free as a Bird
Wendy Phillips, Fishtailing --Winner!
Cheryl Rainfield, Scars

Children’s Literature — Illustration
Kristi Bridgeman, Uirapurú: based on a Brazilian legend, text by P. K. Page
Julie Flett, Owls See Clearly at Night: a Michif alphabet, text by Julie Flett
Matt James, I Know Here, text by Laurel Croza
Jon Klassen, Cat’s Night Out, text by Caroline Stutson --Winner!
Renata Liwska, Calgary, The Quiet Book, text by Deborah Underwood

Translation – French to English
Sheila Fischman, The Blue Notebook English translation of Le cahier bleu by Michel Tremblay Sheila Fischman, On the Proper Use of Stars, translation of Du bon usage des étoiles by Dominique Fortier
Linda Gaboriau, Forests, translation of Forêts by Wajdi Mouawad
Liedewy Hawke, High-Wire Summer English translation of L’été funambule by Louise Dupré
Lazer Lederhendler, Montreal, The Breakwater House,English translation of La maison des temps rompus by Pascale Quiviger

2009 info from the National Post's Afterword blog accessed 11/21/09
2009 Governor General's Literary Award winners:
English-language books

Fiction: The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger
Non-fiction: A Place Within: Rediscovering India by M.G. Vassanji
Poetry: The Fly in Autumn by David Zieroth
Drama: Where the Blood Mixes by Kevin Loring
Children's literature, text: Greener Grass: The Famine Years by Caroline Pignat
Children's literature, illustration: Jirina Marton for Bella’s Tree (text by Janet Russell)
Translation, French to English: Susan Ouriou for Pieces of Me by Charlotte Gingras

The Canada Council of the Arts has announced the 69 finalists for the Governor-General Literary Awards (2005). The English-language fiction finalists are:

* Joseph Boyden for Three Day Road
* Golda Fried for Nellcott Is My Darling
* Charlotte Gill for Ladykiller
* David Gilmour for A Perfect Night to Go to China -- WINNER!
* Kathy Page for Alphabet

John Vaillant for The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed

Children's Literature--Text
* Pamela Porter for The Crazy Man

Children's Literature--Illustration
* Rob Gonsalves for Imagine a Day, text by Sarah L. Thomson

* Fred A. Reed for Truth or Death: The Quest for Immortality in the Western Narrative Tradition (Talonbooks, 0889225095). The original: Raconter et Mourir: Aux Sources Narratives de l'Imaginaire Occidental by Thierry Hentsch

1936-2000 information from Northwest Passages accessed 11/1/09 -- English language only listed

Previous Winners:
Think of The Earth Bertram Brooker Fiction
T.B.R. - newspaper pieces T.B. Robertson Nonfiction

The Dark Weaver Laura G. Salverson Fiction
The Fable of the Goats E.J. Pratt Poetry or Drama
My Discovery of the West Stephen Leacock Nonfiction

Swiss Sonata Gwethalyn Graham Fiction
By Stubborn Stars Kenneth Leslie Poetry or Drama
Canadian Mosaic John Murray Gibbon Nonfiction

The Champlain Road Franklin D. McDowell Fiction
Under the Sun Arthur S. Bourinot Poetry or Drama
Confessions of an Immigrants Daughter Laura G. Salverson Nonfiction

Thirty Acres (translation) Ringuet (pseud.) Fiction
Brébeuf and His Brethren E.J. Pratt Poetry or Drama
Slava Bohu J.F.C. Wright Nonfiction

Three Came to Ville Marie Alan Sullivan Fiction
Calling Adventurers Anne Marriott Poetry or Drama
Klee Wyck Emily Carr Nonfiction

Little Man G. Herbert Sallans Fiction
David and Other Poems Earle Birney Poetry or Drama
The Unknown Country Bruce Hutchison Nonfiction
The Unguarded Frontier Edgar McInnes Nonfiction

The Pied Piper of Dipper Creek Thomas H. Raddall Fiction
News Of the Phoenix A.J.M. Smith Poetry or Drama
The Incomplete Anglers John D. Robins Nonfiction
On Canadian Poetry E.K.Brown Nonfiction

Earth and High Heaven Gwethalyn Graham Fiction
Day and Night Dorothy Livesay Poetry or Drama
Partner in Three Worlds Dorothy Duncan Nonfiction
The War: Fourth Year Edgar McInnes Nonfiction

Two Solitudes Hugh MacLennan Fiction
Now is Time Earle Birney Poetry or Drama
We Keep a Light Evelyn M. Richardson Nonfiction
Gauntlet to Overlord Ross Munro Nonfiction

Continental Revue Winifred Bambrick Fiction Faber and Faber and The Ryerson Press
Poems Rober Finch Poetry or Drama Oxford University Press
In Searh of Myself Frederick Philip Grove Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
Colony to Nation A.R.M. Lower Nonfiction Longmans Canada

The Tin Flute (trans.) Gabrielle Roy Fiction Reynal & Hitchcock Co. and McClelland and Stewart
Poems for People Dorothy Livesay Poetry or Drama The Ryerson Press
Haida William Sclater Nonfiction Oxford University Press
The Government of Canada R.MacGregor Dawson Nonfiction University of Toronto Press

The Precipice Hugh MacLennan Fiction Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Canada
The Rocking Chair and Other Poems A.M. Klein Poetry or Drama The Ryerson
Halifax, Warden of the North Thomas H. Raddall Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart
The Canadian Army, 1939-1945 C.P. Stacey Nonfiction The King's Printer

Mr. Ames Against Time Philip Child Fiction The Ryerson Press
The Red Heart James Reaney Poetry or Drama McClelland and Stewart
Cross-country Hugh MacLennan Nonfiction Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Canada
Democratic Government in Canada R. MacGregor Dawson Nonfiction University of Toronto Press and Copp Clark Publishing Co.
Franklin of the Arctic R.S. Lambert Juvenile McClelland and Stewart

The Outlander (trans.) Germaine Guèvremont Fiction McGraw-Hill Co. of Canada
Of Time and the Lover James Wreford Watson Poetry or Drama McClelland and
The Saskatchewan Marjorie Wilkins Campbell Nonfiction Rinehart
The Progressive Party in Canada W.L. Morton Nonfiction University of Toronto Press
The Great Adventure Donald Dickie Juvenile J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada)

The Loved and the Lost Morley Callaghan Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
The Mulgrave Road Charles Bruce Poetry or Drama Macmillan Co. of Canada
The Ardent Exile Josephine Phelan Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
The Governement of Prince Edward Island Frank MacKinnon Nonfiction
A Land Divided John F. Hayes Juvenile Copp Clark Publishing Co.

The Pillar David Walker Fiction Collins Clear-Type Press and Houghton Mifflin
Towards the Last Spike E.J. Pratt Poetry or Drama Macmillan Co. of Canada
The Incredible Canadian Bruce Hutchison Nonfiction Longmans Green Canada
John A. Macdonald, the Young Politician Donald G. Creighton Nonfiction
Cargoes on the Great Lakes Marie McPhedran Juvenile Macmillan Co. of Canada

Digby David Walker Fiction Collins Clear-Type Press
The Net and the Sword Douglas LePan Poetry or Drama Clarke, Irwin & Co.
Sex and the Nature of Things N.J. Berrill Nonfiction Dodd, Mead & Co.
Canada, A Story of Challenge J.M.S. Careless Nonfiction
Rebels Ride at Night John F. HAyes Juvenile Copp Clark Publishing Co.

The Fall of a Titan Igor Gouzenko Fiction Cassell & Co.
The Metal and the Flower P.K. Page Poetry or Drama McClelland and Stewart
Thirty and Three Hugh MacLennan Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
This Most Famous Stream A.R.M. Lower Nonfiction The Ryerson Press
The Nor'westers Marjorie Wilkins Campbell Juvenile Macmillan Co. of Canada

The Sixth of June Lionel Shapiro Fiction Doubleday & Co.
Friday's Child Wilfred Watson Poetry or Drama Faber and Faber
Man's Emerging Mind N.J. Berrill Nonfiction Dodd, Mead & Co.
John A. Macdonald, The Old Chieftain Donald G. Creighton Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
The Map-Maker Kerry Wood Juvenile Macmillan Co. of Canada

The Sacrifice Adele Wiseman Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
A Window on the North Robert A.D. Ford Poetry or Drama The Ryerson Press
The Mysterious North Pierre Berton Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart and Knopf
Century of Conflict Joseph Lister Rutledge Nonfiction Doubleday & Co.
Lost in the Barrens Farley Mowat Juvenile Little, Brown and Co.

Street of Riches (trans.) Gabrielle Roy Fiction McClelland and Stewart
The Boatman Jay Macpherson Poetry or Drama Oxford University Press
Canada: Tomorrow's Giant Bruce Hutchison Nonfiction Logmans Canada
The Path of Destiny Thomas H. Raddall Nonfiction Doubleday & Co.
The Great Chief Kerry Wood Juvenile Macmillan Co. of Canada

Execution Colin McDougall Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
A Suit of Nettles James Reaney Poetry or Drama Macmillan Co. of Canada
Klondike Pierre Berton Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart
The History of Fanny Burney Joyce Hemlow Nonfiction Clarendon Press and Oxford University Press
Nkwala Edith L. SHarp Juvenile Little, Brown and Co.

Red Carpet for the Sun Irving Layton Poetry or Drama McClelland and Stewart
The Watch that Ends the Night Hugh MacLennan Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada

Winter Sun Margaret Avison Poetry or Drama University of Toronto Press
The Luck of Ginger Coffey Brian Moore Fiction Little, Brown & Co.
In Search of Canadian Liberalism Frank H. Underhill Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada

Acis in Oxford Robert Finch Poetry or Drama University of Toronto Press
The Ascent of Life T.A. Goudge Nonfiction University of Toronto Press
Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place Malcolm Lowry Fiction

Running to Paradise Kildare Dobbs Fiction
The Gutenberg Galaxy Marshall McLuhan Nonfiction
Twelve Letters to a Small Town and The Killdeer and Other Plays James Reaney Poetry or Drama

Brown of the Globe J.M.S. Careless Nonfiction
Hugh Garner's Best Stories Hugh Garner Fiction

John Addington Symonds Phyllis Grosskurth Nonfiction
The Deserter Douglas LePan Fiction
The Colour of the Times Raymond Souster Poetry or Drama

In Defence of Canada James Eayrs Nonfiction
The Cariboo Horses Alfred Purdy Poetry or Drama

The Circle Game Margaret Atwood Poetry or Drama
A Jest of God Margaret Laurence Fiction
The Crystal Spirit: A Study of George Orwell George Woodcock Nonfiction

An Idiot Joy Eli Mandel Poetry or Drama
Bread, Wine and Salt Alden Nowlan Poetry or Drama
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature Norah Story Nonfiction

Selected Poems 1956-1968** Leonard Cohen Poetry or Drama
Dance of the Happy Shades Alice Munro Fiction
Cocksure and Hunting Tigers Under Glass Mordecai Richler Fiction and Essays

Rocky Mountain Foot and the Gangs of Kosmos George Bowering Poetry or Drama
The Studhorse Man Robert Kroetsch Fiction
The Shadow-Maker Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry or Drama

The New Ancestors Dave Godfrey Fiction
Still Water bpNichol Poetry or Drama
The True Eventual Story of Billy the Kid bpNichol Poetry or Drama
Beach Head bpNichol Poetry or Drama
The cosmic chef: an evening of concrete bpNichol Poetry or Drama
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid Michael Ondaatje Prose and Poetry

The Last Spike Pierre Berton Nonfiction
Selected Poems John Glassco Poetry or Drama
St. Urbain's Horseman Mordecai Richler Fiction McClelland and Stewart

The Manticore Robertson Davies Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
Civil Elegies and Other Poems Dennis Lee Poetry or Drama House of Anansi
Lies John Newlove Poetry or Drama McClelland and Stewart

Painters in a New Land Michael Bell Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart
Lions at her Face Miriam Mandel Poetry or Drama White Pelican
The Temptations of Big Bear Rudy Wiebe Fiction McClelland and Stewart

Fire on Stone Ralph Gustafson Poetry or Drama McClelland and Stewart
The Diviners Margaret Laurence Fiction McClelland and Stewart
The Siren Years Charles Ritchie Nonfiction Macmillan Co. of Canada

Hallowed Walls Marion MacRae and Anthony Adamson Nonfiction Clarke, Irwin
The Great Victorian Collection Brian Moore Fiction McClelland and Stewart
The Island Means Minago Milton Acorn Poetry or Drama NC Press

The Writing of Canadian History Carl Berger Nonfiction Oxford University Press
Bear Marian Engel Fiction McClelland and Stewart
Top Soil Joe Rosenblatt Poetry or Drama Press Porcepic

The Wars Timothy Findley Fiction Clarke, Irwin
Essays on the Constitution Frank Scott Nonfiction University of Toronto Press
Under the Thunder the Flowers Light up the Earth D.G. Jones Poetry or Drama

Go Boy Roger Caron Nonfiction McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Who Do you Think You Are? Alice Munro Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
Poems New and Selected Patrick Lane Poetry or Drama Oxford University Press

The Resurrection of Joseph Bourne Jack Hodgins Fiction Macmillan Co. of Canada
Emily Carr: A Biography Maria Tippett Nonfiction Oxford University Press
There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do Michael Ondaatje Poetry or Drama

Burning Water George Bowering Fiction Musson/General
McAlmon's Chinese Opera Stephen Scobie Nonfiction Quadrant Éditions
Discipline of Power: The Conservative Interlude and the Liberal Restoration Jeffrey Simpson Poetry or Drama Personal Library

Home Truths: Selected Canadain Stories Mavis Gallant Fiction Macmillan-Gage
The Collected Poems of F.R. Scott F.R. Scott Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Blood Relations Sharon Pollock Drama NeWest Press
Caribou and the Barren-Lands George Calef Nonfiction

Man Descending Guy Vanderhaeghe Fiction Macmillan of Canada
The Vision Tree: Selected Poems Phyllis Webb Poetry Talon Books
Billy Bishop Goes to War, a play by John Gray with Eric Peterson John Gray Drama Talon Books
Louisbourg Portraits: Life in an 18-Century Garrison Town Christopher Moore Nonfiction

Shakespeare's Dog Leon Rooke Fiction Stoddart
Settlements David Donnell Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Quiet in the Land Anne Chislett Drama Coach House
Byng of Vimy: General and Govenor General Jeffery Williams Nonfiction Leo Cooper/Secker and Warburg

The Engineer of Human Souls Josef Skvorecky Fiction Lester & Orpen Dennys
Celestial Navigation Paulette Jiles Poetry McClelland and Stewart
White Biting Dog Judith Thompson Drama Playwrights Canada
The Private Capital: Ambition and Love in the Age of Macdonald and Laurier Sandra Gwyn Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart

The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood Fiction
Waiting for Saskatchewan Fred Wah Poetry Turnstone Press
Criminals in Love George F. Walker Drama Playwrights Canada
The Regenerators: Social Criticism in Late Victorian English Canada Ramsay Cook Nonfiction

The Progress of Love Alice Munro Fiction McClelland and Stewart
The Collected Poems of Al Purdy Al Purdy Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Doc Sharon Pollock Drama Playwrights Canada
Northrop Frye on Shakespeare Northrop Frye Nonfiction Fitzhenry and Whiteside

A Dream Like Mine M.T. Kelly Fiction Stoddart
Afterworlds Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Prague John Krizanc Drama Playwrights Canada
The Russian Album Michael Ignatieff Nonfiction Viking
Rainy Day Magic Marie-Louise Gay Children's Literature - Illustration Stoddart
Galahad Schwartz and the Cochroach Army Morgan Nyberg Children's Literature - Text
Enchantment and Sorrow: The Autobiography of Gabrielle Roy Patricia Claxton Translation (from French to English) Lester & Orpen Dennys

Nights Below Station Street David Adams Richards Fiction McClelland and Stewart
Furious Erin Mouré Poetry House of Anansi Press
Nothing Sacred George F. Walker Drama Coach House Press
In the Sleep Room Anne Collins Nonfiction Lester & Orpen Dennys
Amos's Sweater Kim LaFave Children's Literature - Illustration A Groundwood Book/Douglas and McIntyre
The Third Magic Welwyn Wilton Katz Children's Literature - Text
Second Chance Philip Stratford Translation (from French to English) Lester & Orpen Dennys

Whale Music Paul Quarrington Fiction Doubleday Canada
The Word for Sand Heather Speras Poetry Wolsak and Wynn
The Other Side of the Dark Judith Thompson Drama Coach House Press
Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham Robert Calder Nonfiction William Heinemann
The Magic Paintbrush Robin Muller Children's Literature - Illustration Doubleday Canada
Bad Boy Diana Wieler Children's Literature - Text A Groundwood Book/Douglas and McIntyre
On the Eigth Day Wayne Grady Translation (from French to English) Lester & Orpen Dennys

Lives of the Saints Nino Ricci Fiction Cormorant Books
No Time Margaret Avison Poetry Lancelot Press
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) Ann-Marie MacDonald Drama
Trudeau and Our Times Stephen Clarkson and Christina McCall Nonfiction
The Orphan Boy Paul Morin Children's Literature - Illustration Oxford University Press
Redwork Michael Bedard Children's Literature - Text Lester & Orpen Dennys
Yellow-Wolf and Other Tales of the Saint Lawrence Jane Brierley Translation (from French to English) Véhicule Press

Such a Long Journey Rohinton Mistry Fiction McClelland and Stewart
Night Field Don McKay Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Amigo's Blue Guitar JoanMacLeod Drama Blizzard Publishing
Occupied Canada: A Young White Man Discovers His Unsuspected PAst Robert Hunter and Robert Calihoo Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart
Doctor Kiss Says Yes Joanne Fitzgerald Children's Literature - Illustration Groundwood Books
Pick-Up Sticks Sarah Ellis Children's Literature - Text Groundwood Books
A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z Albert W. Halsall Translation (from French to English) University of Toronto Press

The English Patient Michael Ondaatje Fiction McClelland and Stewart
Inventing the Hawk Lorna Crozier Poetry McClelland and Stewart
Possible Worlds and A Short History of Night John Mighton Drama Playwrights Canada Press
Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm Maggie Siggins Nonfiction McClelland and Stewart
Hero of Lesser Causes Julie Johnston Children's Literature - Text Lester Publishing
Waiting for the Whales Ron Lightburn Children's Literature - Illustration Orca Book Publishers
Imagining the Middle East Fred A. Reed Translation (from French to English)

The Stone Diaries Carol Shields Fiction Random House of Canada
Forests of the Medieval World Don Coles Poetry The Porcupine's Quill
Fronteras Americanas Guillermo Verdecchia Drama Coach House Press
Touch the Dragon Karen Connelly Nonfiction Turnstone Press
Some of the Kinder Planets Tim Wynne-Jones Children's Literature - Text Groundwood Books
Sleep Tight Mrs. Ming Mireille Levert Children's Literature - Illustration Annick Press
Categorics One, Two and Three D.G. Jones Translation (from French to English)

A Discovery of Strangers Rudy Wiebe Fiction Alfred A. Knopf Canada
Cantos from a Small Room Robert Hilles Poetry Wolsak and Wynn
The Ends of the Earth Morris Panych Drama Talon Books
Rogue Primate John A. Livingston Nonfiction Key Porter Books
Adam and Eve and Pinch-Me Julie Johnston Children's Literature - Text Lester Publishing
Josepha: A Prairie Boy's Story Murray Kimber Children's Literature - Illustration
The Lyric Generation Donald Winkler Translation (from French to English) Stoddart Publishing

The Roaring Girl Greg Hollingshead Fiction Somerville House Publishing
Voice Anne Szumigalski Poetry Coteau Books/Mendel Art Gallery
Three in the Back, Two in the Head Jason Sherman Drama Playwrights Canada Press
Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen Rosemary Sullivan Nonfiction HarperCollins
The Maestro Tim Wynne-Jones Children's Literature
The Last Quest of Gilgamesh Ludmila Zeman Children's Literature - Illustration
Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex? David Homel Translation (from French to English) Coach House Press "English version of Cette grenade dans la main du jeune Nègre est-elle une arme ou un fruit?, by Dany Laferrière (VLB Éditeur).

1996 Fiction Nominees
Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace
Elizabeth Harvor, Let Me Be the One
Janice Kulyk Keefer, The Green Library
Cordelia Strube Teaching Pigs to Sing
Audrey Thomas Coming Down from Wa
Winner! Guy Vanderhaeghe The Englishman's Boy

1996 Non-Fiction Nominees
Roy MacGregor The Home Team-Fathers, Sons and Hockey
T.F. Rigelhof A Blue Boy in a Black Dress
Lake Sagaris After the First Death: A Journey Through Chile, Time, Mind
Winner!John Ralston Saul, The Unconscious Civilization
Merilyn Simonds The Convict Lover: A True Story

1996 Children's Literature - Text
Jan Andrews, Keri
David Boyd Bottom Drawer
Gillian Chan Glory Days and Other Stories
Don Gillmor The Fabulous Song
Winner!Paul Yee Ghost Train

1996 Children's Literature - Illustration
Winner! Eric Beddows The Rooster' Gift, text by Pam Conrad
Alan and Lea Danile Sody Salleratus, text by Aubrey Davis
Wang Kui The Wise Washerman-A Folktale from Burma, text by Deborah Froese
Johnny Wales Gruntle Piggle Takes Off, text by Jean Little
Werner Zimmerman, Whatever You Do, Don't Go Near That Canoe!, text by Julie Lawson

1997 Award Winners

The Underpainter by Jane Urquhart

Land to Light On by Dionne Brand

fareWel by Ian Ross

Drumblair - Memories of a Jamaican Childhood by Rachel Manley

Children's Literature - Text
Awake and Dreaming by Kit Pearson

Children's Literature - Illustration
The Party by Barbara Reid, text by Barbara Reid

The Euguelion by Howard Scott
English version of L'Euguélionne, by Louky Bersianik

1998 Governor General's Award Winners

Fiction (English):
Diane Schoemperlen, Forms of Devotion (HarperCollins, ISBN 0-00-224566-3)

Poetry (English):
Stephanie Bolster, Ottawa, for White Stone: The Alice Poems

Drama (English):
Djanet Sears, Harlem Duet

Non-fiction (English):
David Adams Richards, Lines on the Water - A Fisherman's Life on the Miramichi
Translation (French to English):

Children's literature - text (English)
Janet Lunn, The Hollow Tree (Knopf Canada, ISBN 0-394-28074-1)

Children's literature - illustration (English):
Kady MacDonald Denton, A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

1999 Governor General's Award Nominees

Neil Bissoondath, The Worlds Within Her
Matt Cohen, Elizabeth and After
Anne Fleming, Pool-hopping and Other Stories
Elyse Gasco, Can You Wave Bye Bye, Baby?
Keith Maillard, Gloria

Poetry (English):
Lynn Davies, The Bridge that Carries the Road
Susan Goyette, The True Names of Birds
Richard Harrison, Big Breath of a Wish
Terence Young, The Island in Winter
Jan Zwicky, Songs for Relinquishing the Earth

Drama (English):
Michael Healey, The Drawer Boy
Wendy Lill, Corker
Daniel MacIvor, Marion Bridge
Colleen Murphy, Beating Heart Cadaver
Theresa Tova, Still the Night

Non-fiction (English):
Donald Harman Akenson, Surpassing Wonder - The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds
Michael Bliss, William Osler - A Life in Medicine
Wayson Choy, Paper Shadows - A Chinatown Childhood
Marq de Villiers, Water
Wayne Johnston,Baltimore's Mansion - A Memoir

Translation (French to English):
Patricia Claxton, Gabrielle Roy: A Life
David Homel, Olivo Oliva
Nancy Huston, The Mark of the Angel
Lazer Lederhendler, The Sparrow has Cut the Day in Half
Donald Winkler, The World of the Gift

Children's literature - text (English)
Don Gillmor, The Christmas Orange
Rachna Gilmore, A Screaming Kind of Day
Graham McNamee, Hate You
W.D. Valgardson, The Divorced Kids Club and Other Stories
Frieda Wishinsky, Each One Special

Children's literature - illustration (English):
Gary Clement, The Great Poochini, text by Gary Clement
Rose Cowles, I Know an Old Laddie, text by Jean Little
Zhong-Yang Huang, The Dragon New Year, text by David Bouchard
Ludmila Zeman, Sindbad: from the Tales of the Thousand and One Nights, text by Ludmila Zeman

Werner Zimmermann, Brave Highland Heart, text by Heather Kellerhals-Stewart

2001 Governor General's Award Winners and Nominees
Fiction (English):
Winner: Richard B. Wright, for Clara Callan (Harper Flamingo Canada)
Yann Martel Life of Pi (Knopf)
Tessa McWatt, for Dragons Cry (The Riverbank Press)
Jane Urquhart, for The Stone Carvers (McClelland & Stewart)
Thomas Wharton, for Salamander (McClelland & Stewart)

Poetry (English):
Winner: George Elliott Clarke, for Execution Poems (Gaspereau Press)
Anne Carson, for Men in the Off Hours (Knopf Canada)
Phil Hall, for Trouble Sleeping (Brick Books)
Robert Kroetsch, for The Hornbooks of Rita K. (The University of Alberta Press)
Steve McCaffery, for Seven Pages Missing (Coach House Books)

Drama (English):
Winner: Kent Stetson, for The Harps of God (Playwrights Canada Press)
Mark Brownell, for Monsieur d'Eon (Playwrights Canada Press)
Clem Martini, for A Three Martini Lunch (Red Deer Press)
Michael Redhill, for Building Jerusalem (Playwrights Canada Press)
Jason Sherman, for An Acre of Time: The Play; inspired by the book by Phil Jenkins

Non-fiction (English):
Winner: Thomas Homer-Dixon, for The Ingenuity Gap (Knopf Canada)
Susan Crean, for The Laughing One: A Journey to Emily Carr (Harper Flamingo Canada)
Ross A. Laird, for Grain of Truth: The Ancient Lessons of Craft (Macfarlane Walter & Ross)
Alberto Manguel, for Reading Pictures: A History of Love and Hate (Knopf Canada)
Jack Todd, for The Taste of Metal: A Deserter's Story (Harper Flamingo Canada)

2002-2008 information from Canadian Council for the Arts accessed 11/1/09

2002 Winners:
Gloria Sawai, Edmonton, for A Song for Nettie Johnson
Andrew Nikiforuk, Calgary, for Saboteurs: Wiebo Ludwig's War Against Big Oil
Martha Brooks, Winnipeg, for True Confessions of a Heartless Girl
Wallace Edwards, Toronto, for Alphabeasts, text by Wallace Edwards

Douglas Glover, Wilton, New York (formerly of Ontario), for Elle
Margaret MacMillan, Toronto, for Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World
Glen Huser, Edmonton, for Stitches
Allen Sapp, North Battleford, Saskatchewan,
for The Song Within My Heart, text by Dave Bouchard

Miriam Toews, Winnipeg, for A Complicated Kindness

Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire, Quebec City, for Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda

Children's Literature (Text)
Kenneth Oppel, Toronto, for Airborn

Children's Literature (Illustration)
Stéphane Jorisch, Montreal, for Jabberwocky, text by Lewis Carroll

2005 -- SEE ABOVE

Peter Behrens, for The Law of Dreams

Non fiction
Ross King, Woodstock, Oxon, UK (formerly of Saskatchewan), for
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism

Children's literature (text)
William Gilkerson, Mahone Bay (NS), for Pirate’s Passage

Children's literature (illustration)
Leo Yerxa, Ottawa, for Ancient Thunder, text by Leo Yerxa

Michael Ondaatje - Divisadero

Karolyn Smardz Frost - I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad

Children's literature (text)
Iain Lawrence - Gemini Summer

Children's literature (illustration)
Duncan Weller - The Boy from the Sun

Nino Ricci, The Origin of Species

Christie Blatchford, Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army

Children’s Literature - text
John Ibbitson, The Landing

Children’s Literature - illustration
Stéphane Jorisch, The Owl and the Pussycat

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