1985 Governor General's Awards

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Each winner of the 1985 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.

English[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Ramsay Cook, The Regenerators: Social Criticism in Late Victorian English Canada
Poetry Blue ribbon Fred Wah, Waiting for Saskatchewan
Drama Blue ribbon George F. Walker, Criminals in Love

French[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Fernand Ouellette, Lucie ou un midi en novembre
Non-fiction Blue ribbon François Ricard, La littérature contre elle-même
Poetry Blue ribbon André Roy, Action writing
Drama Blue ribbon Maryse Pelletier, Duo pour voix obstinées

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