On the cusp of the winners’ announcement of the Canada Council for the Arts’ 2019 Governor General’s Literary Awards, meet the authors of the finalist books in the English-language fiction category:
- Eye by Marianne Micros
- Five Wives by Joan Thomas
- Late Breaking by K.D. Miller
- The Innocents by Michael Crummey*
- The Student by Cary Fagan
Through a spirited roundtable discussion, you’ll be reminded of how profound and essential Canadian literature is to our lives with the help of moderator Carol Off. This star-studded event will begin with the presentation of the 2019 Harbourfront Festival Prize to Stuart Ross in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian literary community. Past recipients include Margaret Atwood (1986), Wayson Choy (2008), Michael Ondaatje (1988), Seth (2011) and most recently, Lee Maracle (2018).
This event is organized in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts to celebrate the finalists and winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards for English-language Fiction.