Governor General’s Awards
The nonfiction nominees are:
- Randall Hansen, Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany, 1942-1945 (Doubleday Canada)
- Trevor Herriot, Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds (HarperCollins Canada)
- Eric Margolis, American Raj: Liberation or Domination? (Key Porter Books)
- Eric Siblin, The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece (House of Anansi Press)
- M.G. Vassanji, A Place Within: Rediscovering India (Doubleday Canada)
Herriot and Siblin are also on the Writers’ Trust list.
Forgive me for asking, but where are the women on this list?
Lots of women in the fiction category. Only one in poetry, alas – but a worthy contender, the amazing Sina Queyras.