Governor General’s Literary Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Awards in early October. Representing Atlantic Canada on this year’s list are Nova Scotia poet Don Domanski for Bite Down Little Whisper (Brick Books), New Brunswick’s Valerie Sherrard in the children’s text category for Counting Back from Nine (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) and honorary Maritimer Robert Majzels, who translated Monctonian France Daigle’s novel For Sure (House of Anansi Press). Winners will be announced November 13.

 

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