2010 Governor General's Awards
The shortlisted nominees for the 2010 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 13, and winning titles were announced on November 16. Each winner will receive a cheque for $25,000 and a leatherbound copy of their book.
|Fiction||Dianne Warren, Cool Water|
|Non-fiction||Allan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada|
|Poetry||Richard Greene, Boxing the Compass|
|Drama||Robert Chafe, Afterimage|
|Children's literature||Wendy Phillips, Fishtailing|
|Children's illustration||Jon Klassen, Cat's Night Out|
|French to English translation||Linda Gaboriau, Forests (Wajdi Mouawad, Forêts)||
|Fiction||Kim Thúy, Ru|
|Non-fiction||Michel Lavoie, C’est ma seigneurie que je réclame : la lutte des Hurons de Lorette pour la seigneurie de Sillery, 1650-1900|
|Poetry||Danielle Fournier, effleurés de lumière|
|Drama||David Paquet, Porc-épic|
|Children's literature||Élise Turcotte, Rose : derrière le rideau de la folie|
|Children's illustration||Daniel Sylvestre, Rose : derrière le rideau de la folie|
|English to French translation||Sophie Voillot, Le cafard (Rawi Hage, Cockroach)||
- "Emma Donoghue, Kathleen Winter make GG short list". The Globe and Mail, October 13, 2010.
- "Regina's Dianne Warren wins Gov-Gen Award for ‘Cool Water’". The Globe and Mail, November 16, 2010.