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)