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How to Read the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist Before the Winner Announcement

In case you missed it, we announced the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist yesterday. We are overwhelmed by the incredible feedback we have been receiving. It truly is a wonderful example of the amazing talent we have in Canada. Every year, we hear from many readers that their goal is to finish the entire shortlist before the winner announcement. We want to help you reach this goal!

2019-10-01T17:01:38+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on How to Read the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist Before the Winner Announcement

The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2019 Shortlist

This year’s jury, comprised of Canadian authors Donna Bailey Nurse, Randy Boyagoda (jury chair) and Canadian playwright José Teodoro, along with Scottish-Sierra Leonean author Aminatta Forna and Bosnian-American author Aleksandar (Sasha) Hemon, narrowed down the 117 submitted works to 12 to create the longlist (announced on September 3, in St. John’s, NL) and today announced the six shortlisted authors.

2019-09-30T15:25:08+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2019 Shortlist

From Page to Screen: Scotiabank Giller Prize Books Transformed into Films

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.

2019-02-22T18:18:21+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on From Page to Screen: Scotiabank Giller Prize Books Transformed into Films

Esi Edugyan is the Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

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.

2019-03-12T16:25:53+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on Esi Edugyan is the Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Introducing the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room

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.

2019-03-12T16:27:22+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on Introducing the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room

The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Longlist

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.

2019-04-18T18:06:04+00:00Announcements|Comments Off on The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Longlist