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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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The Giller Book Club: Consent by Annabel Lyon

March 4th, 2021|

The next Giller Prize Book Club pick is Annabel Lyon's Consent which was longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The conversation will take place on Monday, March 15, 2021, at 7 p.m. EST.

The Scotiabank Giller Prize Launches Monthly Master Panels

February 11th, 2021|

We are thrilled to announce the debut of the monthly Giller Master Panels, a series of conversations tackling timely and important topics, kicking off on Tuesday, February 16. The debut Master Panel will celebrate and honour Black History Month with a discussion about the experiences of Black authors in Canada.