Governor General's Literary Award

The Governor General's Literary Awards are presented in recognition of the best Anglophone and best Francophone book in each of seven categories: Fiction, Literary Non-fiction, Poetry, Drama, Young People's Literature (Text), Young People's Literature (Illustrated Books) and Translation (from French to English and vice versa).

Agency Name: 
Canada Council for the Arts
Contact Name: 
Hector MacIntyre
Grant Amount: 
$25,000 per book (14 awards) for recipients in both languages in the seven disciplines and $3,000 to each publisher to promote the winning works. $1,000 per book for the finalists.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2017
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, December 23, 2016
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