Since 1994, the Scotiabank Giller Prize has been celebrating Canadian literature. Over the years, some of these nominated novels have been turned into films and enjoyed by international audiences. Here is our round-up of Scotiabank Giller Prize nominated books that have been turned into films.
The 2019 jury members are: Canadian authors Donna Bailey Nurse and Randy Boyagoda (jury chair), Canadian playwright José Teodoro, Scottish-Sierra Leonean author Aminatta Forna and Bosnian-American author Aleksandar (Sasha) Hemon.
Esi Edugyan has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel Washington Black, published by Patrick Crean Editions. The announcement was made this evening at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Canadian comedian, television personality and author Rick Mercer and attended by nearly 500 members of the publishing, media and arts communities.
Please join us in bringing the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room to life. As we approach the 25th Anniversary of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Toronto Public Library Foundation is now accepting donations from anyone who would like to be part of this innovative literary space, and contribute a gift in Jack’s memory.
The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Shortlist October 1, 2018 Today, at the Scotiabank Centre in Toronto, more than 100 media and members of the publishing industry gathered for [...]
The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for this year’s award. The 2017 Prize winner, Michael Redhill, announced the list during a ceremony at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The 12 titles were chosen from a field of 104 books submitted by publishers all across Canada. This year the Prize celebrates its 25th anniversary.