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Scotiabank Giller Prize

The launch of the Giller Prize coincided with a growing recognition of Canadian authors and literature both at home and abroad. Acclaimed writers such as Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Mordecai Richler were winning honours and accolades around the world. The time seemed ripe to celebrate the success of these and other homegrown writers within these borders, with a bold statement of support and recognition.

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Enter to win one of the 12 longlisted books from 2019.

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Rewatch the Broadcast

Ian Williams is the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel, Reproduction.

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Meet the Finalists

Take a look at the books shortlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize.