On October 5, at 10 a.m. ET, the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist will be announced. This year’s shortlist will be revealed by past winners Esi Edugyan, Elizabeth Hay, Sean Michaels, Michael Redhill and Madeleine Thien.
The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2020 Longlist September 8, 2020 September 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce the 2020 longlist. The 2019 [...]
On September 8, at 10 a.m. ET, the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist will be announced. This year's longlist will be revealed by 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Ian Williams.
The Giller Foundation Donates $25,000 to the Indigenous Literary Studies Association and Diaspora Dialogues
Today, The Giller Foundation announced two donations to writers’ groups focused on inclusivity and diversity. A donation of $25,000 will be given to the Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA) and another $25,000 to Diaspora Dialogues. Both organizations focus on supporting, mentoring and nurturing writers who are Black, Indigenous and people of colour.
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!