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Finalists for The 2007 Governor General’s Literary Awards Announced

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The Canada Council for the Arts announced the names of the finalists for the 2007 Governor General’s Literary Awards. The categories for the award are fiction, non fiction, poetry, drama, children’s literature (text and illustration) and translation. The winners will be announced on November 27th. Congratulations to all of the finalists!

The list of finalists includes:

Fiction: Michael Ondaatje for Divisadero (McClelland & Stewart)

Poetry: Margaret Atwood for The Door: Poems (McClelland & Stewart); Don Domanski for All Our Wonder Unavenged (Brick Books); Brian Henderson for Nerve Language (Pedlar Press); Dennis Lee for Yesno: Poems (House of Anansi Press)

Drama: Salvatore Antonio for In Gabriel’s Kitchen (Playwrights Canada Press); Anosh Irani for The Bombay Plays: The Matka King and Bombay Black (Playwrights Canada Press); Rosa Laborde for Leo (Playwrights Canada Press); Colleen Murphy for The December Man (L’homme de décembre) (Playwrights Canada Press)

Children's Literature - Text: Hugh Brewster for Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose: The Story of a Painting (Kids Can Press); John Wilson for The Alchemist’s Dream (Key Porter Books); Eva Wiseman for Kanada (Tundra Books)

Children's Books - Illustration: Wallace Edwards for The Painted Circus (Kids Can Press); Jirina Marton for Marja’s Skis, text by Jean E. Pendziwol (Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press); Dušan Petričić, for My New Shirt, text by Cary Fagan (Tundra Books)

Translation - from French to English: Sheila Fischman for My Sister’s Blue Eyes (Cormorant Books); Robert Majzels and Erín Moure for Notebook of Roses and Civilization (Coach House Books); John Murrell for Carole Fréchette: Two Plays: John and Beatrice; Helen’s Necklace (Playwrights Canada Press); and Nigel Spencer for Augustino and the Choir of Destruction (House of Anansi Press)

For a complete list of finalists, go to The Canada Council for the Arts’ webpage.

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