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The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the finalists for the 2010 Governor General's Literary Awards. Winners will be announced November 16. Best of luck to all the nominees!

Fiction

  • Kathleen Winter, Annabel (House of Anansi Press)

Poetry

  • Richard Greene, Boxing the Compass (Signal Editions, an imprint of Véhicule Press)
  • Michael Harris, Circus (Signal Editions, an imprint of Véhicule Press)
  • Daryl Hine, &: A Serial Poem (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
  • Melanie Siebert, Deepwater Vee (McClelland & Stewart)

Drama

  • Robert Chafe, Afterimage (Playwrights Canada Press)
  • Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman, Scratch (Playwrights Canada Press)
  • Michael Healey, Courageous (Playwrights Canada Press)
  • Judith Thompson, Such Creatures (Playwrights Canada Press)
  • David Yee, lady in the red dress (Playwrights Canada Press)

Non-fiction

  • Allan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada (Greystone Books)

Children's Literature - Text

  • K.L. Denman, Me, Myself and Ike (Orca Book Publishers)
  • Lesley Fairfield, Tyranny (Tundra Books)
  • Gina McMurchy-Barber, Free as a Bird (Dundurn Press)
  • Wendy Phillips, Fishtailing (Coteau Books)

Children's Literature - Illustration

  • Kristi Bridgeman, Uirapurú: based on a Brazilian legend, text by P. K. Page (Oolichan Books)
  • Matt James, I Know Here, text by Laurel Croza (Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press)

Translation – French to English

  • Sheila Fischman, The Blue Notebook (Talonbooks)
  • Sheila Fischman, On the Proper Use of Stars (McClelland & Stewart)
  • Linda Gaboriau, Forests (Playwrights Canada Press)
  • Liedewy Hawke, High-Wire Summer (Cormorant Books)
  • Lazer Lederhendler, The Breakwater House (House of Anansi Press)
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