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List of titles submitted to the peer assessment committees.


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The Canada Council for the Arts and its partners offer many ways to celebrate the Governor General’s Awards.

National Partners

CBC /Radio-Canada

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CBC Books and Canada Writes present a new literary series BloodLines. Ten past winners and finalists of the Governor General’s Literary Awards have written original works about the vital substance. 

You can also participate in a public writing challenge that asks you to dig through your own family’s past and share a remarkable story from your family bloodline. The Grand Prize is $1,000. 


Indigo Chapters Coles

Purchase GG books online or at a store near you. View video interviews with GG-winning authors. (available November 2013)

The Walrus

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Find out more about GG-winning authors and the jury members who choose them through podcasts and profiles. (available November 2013)



Read about the GG awards and winning authors in print (December 15 issue) and online.

National Reading Campaign

National Reading Campaign

Festival Partners

Council Blog

News and Events

View the 2013 press kit. »


Booklovers are everywhere! Hear them tell their stories… as readers. 

#GGBooks, #LivresGG


Where do you get your reading recommendations?

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