WCA Authors nominated for Governor General’s Award

By October 8, 2015News

WCA would like to congratulate Clifford Jackman, Dan Bar-el, Darren Groth, Susin Nielsen, and Kyo Maclear for their nominations for the 2015 Governor General’s Award.

We are so proud to have so many authors nominated this year in the following categories:


  • The Winter Family by Clifford Jackman (Penguin Random House Canada)

Children’s Literature (Text):

  • Audrey (Cow) by Dan Bar-el (Tundra Books)
  • Are You Seeing Me? By Darren Groth (Orca Books)
  • We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen (Tundra Books)

Children’s Literature (Illustrated):

  • The Good Little Book by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Marion Arbona (Tundra Books)

Each year, the Canada Council for the Arts honours the best in Canadian literature with its Governor General’s Literary Awards. The winners will be announced on October 28, 2015.