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News (National): 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award Winners Announced

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News (National): 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award Winners Announced

 

Jane van Koeverden | CBC News | October 30, 2018

Sarah Henstra has won the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction for her novel The Red Worda murky and twisted story about sexual assault on a college campus that the jury called “an utterly effing good read.”

The Governor General’s Literary Awards, one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious prizes, annually acknowledge seven English-language and seven French-language books across several categories. Each winner receives $25,000. 

In addition to The Red Wordthe English-language winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards are:

Visit Radio-Canada to find out the French-language winners.

On Nov. 29, 2018, the winners will gather in Ottawa to perform readings and sign their books for the public.

Read the full article: https://www.cbc.ca/books/here-are-the-winners-of-the-2018-governor-general-s-literary-awards-1.4882275

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