2010 Governor General's Awards

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The shortlisted nominees for the 2010 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 13,[1] and winning titles were announced on November 16.[2] Each winner will receive a cheque for $25,000 and a leatherbound copy of their book.

English[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Dianne Warren, Cool Water
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Allan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada
Poetry Blue ribbon Richard Greene, Boxing the Compass
Drama Blue ribbon Robert Chafe, Afterimage
Children's literature Blue ribbon Wendy Phillips, Fishtailing
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Jon Klassen, Cat's Night Out
French to English translation Blue ribbon Linda Gaboriau, Forests (Wajdi Mouawad, Forêts)

French[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Kim Thúy, Ru
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Michel Lavoie, C’est ma seigneurie que je réclame : la lutte des Hurons de Lorette pour la seigneurie de Sillery, 1650-1900
  • René-Daniel Dubois, Morceaux : entretiens sur l’écho du monde, l’imaginaire et l’écriture
  • Marie McAndrew, Les majorités fragiles et l’éducation : Belgique, Catalogne, Irlande du Nord, Québec
  • Pierre Ouellet, Où suis-je ? Paroles des égarés
  • Yvon Rivard, Une idée simple
Poetry Blue ribbon Danielle Fournier, effleurés de lumière
Drama Blue ribbon David Paquet, Porc-épic
Children's literature Blue ribbon Élise Turcotte, Rose : derrière le rideau de la folie
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Daniel Sylvestre, Rose : derrière le rideau de la folie
English to French translation Blue ribbon Sophie Voillot, Le cafard (Rawi Hage, Cockroach)

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