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English-language winners of the 2013 Governor General's Literary Awards


France Daigle accepts the Governor General Literary Award for French fiction for her book "Pour sūr" at a ceremony Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Here are the English-language winners of the Governor General's Literary Awards, announced Tuesday by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Fiction: Linda Spalding, Toronto, "The Purchase" (McClelland & Stewart)

Poetry: Julie Bruck, San Francisco, (originally from Montreal), "Monkey Ranch" (Brick Books; distributed by LitDistCo)

Drama: Catherine Banks, Sambro, N.S., "It is Solved by Walking" (Playwrights Canada Press; distributed by University of Toronto Press)

Non-fiction: Ross King, Woodstock, U.K. (originally from North Portal, Saskatchewan), "Leonardo and the Last Supper" (Bond Street Books, an imprint of Doubleday Canada; distributed by Random House of Canada)

Children's Literature- Text: Susin Nielsen, Vancouver, "The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen" (Tundra Books, an imprint of Random House of Canada; distributed by the publisher)

Children's Literature - Illustration: Isabelle Arsenault, Montreal, "Virginia Wolf," text by Kyo Maclear (Kids Can Press; distributed by University of Toronto Press)

Translation: Nigel Spencer, Montreal, "Mai at the Predators' Ball" (House of Anansi Press; distributed by HarperCollins Canada)


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