Governor General’s Literary Award: Thomas King

We are pleased to congratulate Thomas King on winning the Governor General’s Literary Awards 2014 fiction prize for his novel, The Back of the Turtle (2014).

We feature a module on King’s Green Grass, Running Water (1993). The guide provides an overview of key themes, critical questions, and suggested assignments, as well as an exercise on how to participate in/respond to journalistic academic discourse.

To learn more about reading, engaging with, and studying Indigenous works in Canada, check out our Introduction to Indigenous Literatures in Canada: Listening to Stories.