Know your Canadian authors: Award-winning writers

Test your knowledge of Canadian authors by matching the literary work to its author.

1. Home Truths: Selected Canadian Stories is a collection of short stories that won the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction in 1981. Who wrote it?
2. Klondike won the Governor-General's Award for Creative Non-Fiction in 1958. Who was the author of this work?
3. The fiction novel Deafening won the 2004 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, Caribbean and Canada Region. It was also chosen for inclusion in Canada Reads 2006, CBC's annual battle of the books. Who wrote it?
4. Fifth Business, the first novel in a trilogy, was written by which Canadian author?
5. This author achieved fame for Never Cry Wolf.
6. This Canadian novelist's debut novel, Three Day Road, won three literary awards and was nominated for the 2005 Governor General's Award. The novel describes the experiences of two Cree soldiers during World War 1. Who wrote it?
7. This Canadian author wrote Still Life, the first in a series of mystery novels set in Quebec's Eastern Townships and featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec.
8. Canadian filmmaker Sarah Polley adapted this author's book Women Talking into a film that won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
9. This author was the first Canadian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
10. This Francophone author, who writes in English, received major acclaim for his novel Life of Pi.