2018 Governor General's Awards

The shortlisted nominees for the 2018 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 3, 2018,[1] and the winners were announced on October 30.[2]


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction   Sarah Henstra, The Red Word[2]
Non-fiction   Darrel J. McLeod, Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age[2]
Poetry   Cecily Nicholson, Wayside Sang[2]
Drama   Jordan Tannahill, Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom[2]
Children's literature   Jonathan Auxier, Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster[2]
Children's illustration   Jillian Tamaki, They Say Blue[2]
French to English translation   Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott, Descent Into Night (Edem Awumey, Explication de la nuit)[2]


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction   Karoline Georges, De synthèse[3]
Non-fiction   Frédérick Lavoie, Avant l’après : voyages à Cuba avec George Orwell[3]
Poetry   Michaël Trahan, La raison des fleurs[3]
Drama   Anne-Marie Olivier, Venir au monde[3]
Children's literature   Mario Brassard, Ferdinand F., 81 ans, chenille[3]
Children's illustration   Marianne Dubuc, Le chemin de la montagne[3]
English to French translation   Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné, Le monde selon Barney (Mordecai Richler, Barney's Version)[3]


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