Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

November 22, 2007 12:52 ET

Reminder: 2007 Governor General's Literary Awards Presented by the Canada Council for the Arts

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2007) -

Tuesday, November 27, 10 a.m. - Announcement of winners

- All winners, English- and French-language, will be announced at La Grande Bibliotheque de Bibliotheque et Archives nationales du Quebec, 475 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E., Montreal

- The winners will speak at the news conference and will be available for in-person and telephone interviews immediately following the announcement.

- The list of winners, downloadable photographs and biographical information will be posted on the Canada Council's web site - - as of 11 a.m. EST on November 27.

Wednesday, December 12, 7 p.m. - Public reading by Award winners

- Reading by the winners of the 2007 Awards in the Library and Archives Canada Auditorium (395 Wellington St., Ottawa).

- Copies of the winning books will be on sale, and the winners will be available to sign their books immediately following the reading.

Thursday, December 13, 6 p.m. - Awards presentation at Rideau Hall

- Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2007 Literary Awards.

- The awards presentation will be followed by a dinner and entertainment (by invitation only).

- Media representatives wishing to cover the awards presentation should contact Marie-Eve Letourneau at the Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287 or

Tous les documents du Conseil des Arts du Canada sont disponibles en français et en anglais.

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