Jillian Tamaki ‘This One Summer’ Receives Governor General’s Literary Award1 min read

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Ricepaper Magazine would like to congratulate Jillian Tamaki, This One Summer, for earning the Governor General Literary Awards in the Children’s Literature – Illustration category; and her cousin Mariko Tamaki, who also received acknowledgement for This One Summer in the Children’s Literature – Text.

In 2008, Mariko was also nominated for Skim, the Tamaki’s first graphic novel collaboration.


Other English-language Governor General winners include:

Thomas King, The Back of the Turtle (Fiction)

Michael Harris, The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection (Non-Fiction)

Arleen Paré, Lake of Two Mountains (Poetry)

Jordan Tannahill, Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays (Drama)

Raziel Reid, When Everything Feels like the Movies (Children’s Literature – text)

Peter Feldstein, Paul-Émile Borduas: A Critical Biography (Translation – French to English)

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