Congratulations to Susan Ouriou and Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau! The Lover, the Lake has been named a finalist for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation.
Canada Council for the Arts said, “to express the thoughts of a writer in another language, without losing the essence of the meaning is quite an art,” and we couldn’t agree more here at Freehand Books. Congratulations to all the #GGBooks2021 Finalists.
You can see the full list of 2021 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists here.