Congrats to the 2017 GG winners!!

We’ve just seen the list of this year’s winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards, for Canadian books published in 2016.

We were delighted to learn that two of the books on the list of English language winners also won awards for their design in this year’s Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. They are:

POETRY: On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood, by Richard Harrison (Wolsak and Wynn). Designer: Natalie Olsen

YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE – ILLUSTRATED BOOKS: When We Were Alone, by David Alexander Robertson (HighWater Press). Illustrator: Julie Flett. Designer: Robyn Woodcock (Relish New Brand Experience)

Sincere congratulations to all of the winners!