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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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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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The 2018 Finalists

2018 marked the 25th anniversary of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Take a look at the books that made the list!

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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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