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MARGARET ATWOOD

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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Key Dates to Remember

Submissions open: January 1/19
Longlist announcement: September 3/19
Shortlist announcement: September 30/19
Winner announcement: November 18/19

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Between the Pages

Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will take you inside the minds and creative lives of the writers on the 2019 shortlist.

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CBC Books

CBC Books, the official broadcaster of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Take a look at CBC Books coverage and features.

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