Governor General’s Literary Awards

NL’s Michael Harris wins a GG

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Former Newfoundland and Labrador resident Michael Harris took home a Governor General’s Literary Award last night for his book The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection (HarperCollins Publishers). Congratulations! About the book: Only one generation in history (ours) will experience life both with and without the Internet. For everyone who follows us, online life will simply be the air they breathe. Today,…

Atlantic Canadians claim GG shortlist spots

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Crummey, Choyce and poet LeBlanc make this year’s shortlist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards The Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2014 shortlist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards today, featuring many current and former Atlantic Canadian authors. “This year’s list of finalists contains powerful novels and poems, imaginative children’s books, skillful translations, entrancing dramas and enlightening non-fiction,” said Canada Council Director and CEO,…