We are excited to announce that we have brought back Crazy for CanLit! The format has changed slightly but the goal is the same, to celebrate Canadian authors.
Audible.ca and Scotiabank Join Forces to Offer Canadians Free Scotiabank Giller Prize-Winning Audiobooks
Audible.ca, the leading spoken-word entertainment and audiobook producer and provider, announced today that audio editions of 10 of Canada’s acclaimed Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning books will be made available to Canadian listeners for free.
We too are monitoring the situation and blessed for now that we have the ability to still make the appropriate decisions on a timely basis given our fall activities. Rest assured, we are still processing entries and moving forward on the necessary work as we are connected remotely and digitally. Warmly, there has never been a better time to support our Canadian authors by curling up with a past or future Scotiabank Giller Prize winner.
Ian Williams, winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, will be one of the featured authors at the internationally recognized San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival.
The 2020 jury members are: Canadian authors David Chariandy, Eden Robinson and Mark Sakamoto (jury chair), British critic and Editor of the Culture segment of the Guardian, Claire Armitstead, and Canadian/British author and journalist, Tom Rachman.
On Thursday, November 21, from 2-3 p.m. ET, you will have the opportunity to connect with 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner, Ian Williams on Twitter!
Ian Williams has been named the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Reproduction, published by Random House Canada, taking home $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank.
The Giller Light Bash is an annual event that celebrates the Scotiabank Giller Prize while raising funds for Frontier College, a national charitable literacy organization founded in 1899.
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.
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!