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Celebrate the Governor General's Literary Awards

The 2020 GG Literary Award Winner in Fiction

Five Little Indians

A Novel

by Michelle Good ...
Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support or families, the teens find their way to the seedy and foreign world of Downtown Eastside Vancouver, where they cling together, striving to find a place of safety and belonging in a world that doesn’t want them. The paths of the five friends cross and crisscross over the decades as they struggle to overcome, or at least forget, the trauma they endured during their years at the Mission. ... Read more

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The 2021 GG Literary Award Winner in Fiction

Tainna

The Unseen Ones, Short Stories

by Norma Dunning ...
WINNER OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly wealthy, from spiritual to jaded, young to elderly, and even from alive to deceased, Dunning’s characters are united by shared feelings of alienation, displacement and loneliness resulting from their experiences in southern Canada. ... Read more

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