2007 Governor General's Awards

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The shortlisted nominees for the 2007 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 16. Winning titles were announced on November 27. Each winner received a cheque for $25,000 and a copy of their book bound by Montreal bookbinder Lise Dubois.


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Michael Ondaatje, Divisadero
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Karolyn Smardz Frost, I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad
Poetry Blue ribbon Don Domanski, All Our Wonder Unavenged
Drama Blue ribbon Colleen Murphy, The December Man
Children's literature Blue ribbon Iain Lawrence, Gemini Summer
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Duncan Weller, The Boy from the Sun
French to English translation Blue ribbon Nigel Spencer, Augustino and the Choir of Destruction (Marie-Claire Blais, Augustino et le chœur de la déstruction)


Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Sylvain Trudel, La mer de la tranquillité
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Annette Hayward, La querelle du régionalisme au Québec (1904-1931): Vers l’autonomisation de la littérature québécoise
Poetry Blue ribbon Serge Patrice Thibodeau, Seul on est
Drama Blue ribbon Daniel Danis, Le chant du Dire-Dire
Children's literature Blue ribbon François Barcelo, La fatigante et le fainéant
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Geneviève Côté, La petite rapporteuse de mots
English to French translation Blue ribbon Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné, Dernières notes (Tamas Dobozy, Last Notes and Other Stories)

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