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Why You Should Attend the 2019 Between the Pages Tour

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 including David Bezmozgis, Megan Gail Coles, Michael Crummey, Alix Ohlin, Steven Price and Ian Williams.
2019-11-16T19:04:54-05:00Announcements|Comments Off on Why You Should Attend the 2019 Between the Pages Tour

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!
2019-10-01T17:01:38-04:00Announcements|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.
2019-09-30T15:25:08-04:00Announcements|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.
2019-02-22T18:18:21-05:00Announcements|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.
2019-03-12T16:25:53-04:00Announcements|Comments Off on Esi Edugyan is the Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize