Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

December 11, 2006 12:30 ET

Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada Presents the Governor General's Literary Award Winners Reading 2006

To: Assignment Editors, PSA Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 11, 2006) -


Event: The Governor General's Literary Award Winners Reading 2006

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2006

Time: Private Reception - 5:30 p.m.
Public Reading - 7 p.m.

Location: Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa

The media are invited to meet the winners of the 2006 Governor General's Literary Awards during a reception and reading to be held on Thursday, December 14, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is presented by Library and Archives Canada, in cooperation with the Canada Council for the Arts.

The masters of ceremonies for the evening will be Adrian Harewood, host of CBC Radio One's All in a Day and Melanie Riendeau, Arts reporter for la Premiere Chaine, Radio-Canada.

There will be media opportunities with the following winners between 5:30 and 7 p.m.:

Daniel MacIvor - Drama - I Still Love You

William Gilkerson - Children's Literature -Text - Pirate's Passage

Leo Yerxa - Children's Literature - Illustration - Ancient Thunder

Ross King - Nonfiction - The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary

Decade That Gave the World Impressionism

Hugh Hazelton - Translation (French to English) - Vetiver

John Pass - Poetry - Stumbling in the Bloom

Peter Behrens - Fiction - The Law of Dreams

Contact Information

  • Library and Archives Canada
    Pauline M. Portelance
    Media Relations Officer
    613-996-6128 or 613-293-4298