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Announcement (National): English-Language Finalists – Governor General’s Literary Awards 2016

Brave Girl – Lunchbox Theatre
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Announcement (National): English-Language Finalists – Governor General’s Literary Awards 2016

Two Edmonton World Premieres are finalists for GG’s Literary Awards!

The five playwrights short-listed for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards in Drama are:

  • Brad Fraser Kill Me Now, Playwrights Canada Press
  • Colleen Murphy Pig Girl, Playwrights Canada Press
  • Donna-Michelle St. Bernard A Man A Fish, Playwrights Canada Press
  • Jordan Tannahill Concord Floral, Playwrights Canada Press
  • Mary Vingoe Refuge, Scirocco Drama / J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

A special shout-out to Brad Fraser for Kill Me Now which premiered in Edmonton in 2013 with Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre, and to Colleen Murphy, Playwright-in-Residence at the University of Alberta, for Pig Girl, which premiered in Edmonton, also in 2013, with Theatre Network.

Winners to be announced October 25, 2016.

For the complete list of finalists for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards, please click here.

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