1968 Governor General's Awards
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Each winner of the 1968 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. The year was marked by controversy as both Leonard Cohen and Hubert Aquin refused to accept their awards.
- Fiction: Alice Munro, Dance of the Happy Shades.
- Poetry or Drama: Leonard Cohen, Selected Poems 1956-68.
- Non-Fiction: Mordecai Richler, Cocksure and Hunting Tigers Under Glass.
- Fiction: Hubert Aquin, Trou de mémoire.
- Fiction: Marie-Claire Blais, Manuscrits de Pauline Archange.
- Non-Fiction: Fernand Dumont, Le lieu de l'homme.