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!
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.
The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2019 Longlist September 3, 2019 September 3, 2019 (St. John’s, NL) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize’s annual celebration of Canadian literary talent began today [...]
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.