2013 Governor General's Awards
The shortlisted nominees for the 2013 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 2, and the winners were announced on November 13. Each winner will be awarded $25,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts.
|Fiction||Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries|
|Non-fiction||Sandra Djwa, A Journey with No Maps: A Life of P. K. Page|
|Poetry||Katherena Vermette, North End Love Songs|
|Drama||Nicolas Billon, Fault Lines: Three Plays|
|Children's literature||Teresa Toten, The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B|
|Children's illustration||Matt James, Northwest Passage|
|French to English translation||Donald Winkler, The Major Verbs (Pierre Nepveu, Les verbes majeurs)||
|Fiction||Stéphanie Pelletier, Quand les guêpes se taisent|
|Non-fiction||Yvon Rivard, Aimer, enseigner|
|Poetry||René Lapierre, Pour les désespérés seulement|
|Drama||Fanny Britt, Bienveillance|
|Children's literature||Geneviève Mativat, À l'ombre de la grande maison|
|Children's illustration||Isabelle Arsenault, Jane, le renard et moi|
|English to French translation||Sophie Voillot, L'enfant du jeudi (Alison Pick, Far to Go)||
- "Governor General Literary Award finalists announced". Vancouver Sun, October 2, 2013.
- "Eleanor Catton wins Governor General’s Literary Award for The Luminaries". Toronto Star, November 13, 2013.