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!
Omar El Akkad has been named the winner of the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel, What Strange Paradise, published by McClelland & Stewart, taking home $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank.
The 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner will be announced during a live broadcast on November 8, 2021, at 9 p.m. ET (11:30 AT, 12 midnight NT). Watch on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service, with a livestream also available on cbcbooks.ca/gillerprize. Listeners can tune in to a broadcast special on CBC Radio One and CBC Listen.
On Monday, November 8, 2021, 8:30 p.m. ET, tune in to the Giller Light Bash to watch the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner announced with lovers of Canadian literature all across Canada.
Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will take place on November 4, 2021. Hosted by Jael Richardson, it will be an hour of readings, questions, and answers, and will take you inside the minds and creative lives of the writers on the 2021 shortlist.