Today, the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced, celebrating five Canadian fiction writers and the 29th edition of the Prize. The announcement was made at the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room at The Toronto Reference Library in Toronto.
On September 27, at 11 a.m. ET, the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist will be announced. Watch live on Facebook or YouTube!
The Scotiabank Giller Prize's annual celebration of Canadian literary talent began today with the announcement of this year's longlist. Last year's winner, Omar El Akkad, announced the longlist today in St. John’s. The announcement was also livestreamed on the Scotiabank Giller Prize Facebook™ page.
On September 6, at 9:30 a.m. ET, the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist will be announced. This year's longlist will be revealed by 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Omar El Akkad.
The 2022 jury members are: award-winning Canadian authors Kaie Kellough, Casey Plett and Waubgeshig Rice and American authors Katie Kitamura and Scott Spencer.
Enjoy this conversation between Omar El Akkad, 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner and Sam McKegney, Head of the English Department at Queen's University.
Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of The Giller Foundation, is delighted to announce the inaugural Giller Power Panel of 2022. The January 17 event, entitled “The Art & Craft of Book Cover Design” will feature four of the award-winning designers of last year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted books.
After the resounding success of last year’s Giller Book Club, the Giller Foundation is thrilled to announce the program’s return with a brand new lineup. The program will feature the authors on the 2021 longlist in conversation with notable writers, critics, past jury members, and academics.
Twenty twenty-one may go down in history as the fulcrum of new artistic expression, one where people discovered unique and creative ways of bringing arts and culture to life, all while enduring the second year of a global pandemic.
On Wednesday, November 10, from 2-3 p.m. EST, you will have the opportunity to connect with 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Omar El Akkad on Twitter!