2007 Governor General's Awards
The 2007 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit: Finalists in 14 categories (70 books) were announced October 16, winners announced November 27, and awards presented December 13. The prize for writers and illustrators was $25,000 and "a specially crafted copy of the winning book".
The $25,000 cash prize had been "increased from $15,000 in celebration of the Canada Council’s 50th anniversary". The publishers of winning books continued to receive $3000, the creators of losing finalists $1000.
|Fiction||Michael Ondaatje, Divisadero|
|Non-fiction||Karolyn Smardz Frost, I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad||
|Poetry||Don Domanski, All Our Wonder Unavenged|
|Drama||Colleen Murphy, The December Man|
|Children's literature||Iain Lawrence, Gemini Summer|
|Children's illustration||Duncan Weller, The Boy from the Sun|
|French to English translation||Nigel Spencer, Augustino and the Choir of Destruction (Marie-Claire Blais, Augustino et le chœur de la déstruction)||
|Fiction||Sylvain Trudel, La mer de la tranquillité|
|Non-fiction||Annette Hayward, La querelle du régionalisme au Québec (1904-1931): Vers l’autonomisation de la littérature québécoise|
|Poetry||Serge Patrice Thibodeau, Seul on est|
|Drama||Daniel Danis, Le chant du Dire-Dire|
|Children's literature||François Barcelo, La fatigante et le fainéant|
|Children's illustration||Geneviève Côté, La petite rapporteuse de mots|
|English to French translation||Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné, Dernières notes (Tamas Dobozy, Last Notes and Other Stories)||
- "The Canada Council for the Arts announces finalists for the 2007 Governor General's Literary Awards". News Releases – 2007. Canada Council (canadacouncil.ca). October 16, 2007. Archived 2013-05-29. Retrieved 2015-08-20.