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Governor General’s Literary Awards

Books submitted for the Governor General’s Literary Awards

Prior to 2016, the “Young People’s Literature” categories were referred to as the “Children’s Literature” categories. 

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Submitting a book

Publishers can submit works they consider to be outstanding. The guidelines and eligibility requirements are accessible through the button below.

Find out how to submit a nomination for this prize