Joseph Dandurand

Joseph Dandurand

Joseph Dandurand Winner of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence Jurors: Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek, Sarah Ellis and Sirish Rao Statement from the jurors on the selection of Joseph Dandurand:”Joseph Dandurand is a keeper of deep cultural...
Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland Winner of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence Supported by The Honourable Lieutenant Governor of BC2017 Jury: Sheryl MacKay, host/producer of CBC Radio’s North by Northwest; Alan Twigg, writer, publisher, organizer, recipient of...
Joy Kogawa

Joy Kogawa

Joy Kogawa Winner of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence Acclaimed author Joy Kogawa is best known as the author of Obasan (1981), a Canadian novel that has become essential reading for a nation. Obasan is based on Joy and her family’s forced...
Julie Flett

Julie Flett

Julie Flett Winner of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence Julie Flett is a Cree-Metis author, illustrator, and artist. She has received many awards including the 2017 Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature for her work on When We Were...