Vincent Lam among authors shortlisted for GG fiction award
The Canadian Press, The Globe and Mail
ormer Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam has been shortlisted for the $25,000 Governor General’s Literary Awards for his novel The Headmaster’s Wager.
Others who made the cut include Tamas Dobozy of Kitchener, Ont., for Siege 13 and Toronto’s Robert Hough for Dr. Brinkley’s Tower.
Rounding out the list was Carrie Snyder of Waterloo, Ont., for The Juliet Stories and Toronto’s Linda Spalding for The Purchase.
Lam, a Toronto emergency room doctor, won the 2006 Giller for Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures.
Finalists for the Governor General’s non-fiction prizes include CBC reporter Nahlah Ayed and writer Noah Richler.
The English-language Governor General's literary awards nominees
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