The Giller Foundation, the charitable foundation that administers the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and Mantella Corporation, are proud to announce a new scholarship program for high school graduates across Canada interested in pursuing continued education in creative writing and literature. The Giller Mantella Scholarship for Black, Indigenous and racialized students will award $10,000 to three deserving recipients each year to help further their studies. The program will run for three years with the potential to be extended.
Enjoy this conversation moderated by Linwood Barclay with Daniel Kalla, Sheena Kamal, Shari Lapena, Rick Mofina, and Marissa Stapley.
The Giller Power Panel: Murder! Horror! Mystery! The Appeal of Genre Fiction will take place over Zoom on Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. ET.
Enjoy this conversation moderated by Omar El Akkad with Larissa Lai, Thea Lim, Saleema Nawaz and Waubgeshig Rice.
The Giller Power Panel: The End is Nigh - Apocalyptic Canadian Fiction will feature authors who will share their literary visions for the end of the world.
Enjoy this conversation moderated by Peter Midgley with Matt Abbott, Arlene Perly Rae, Raziel Reid and David Robertson
The Giller Power Panel: Banned Books - Censorship and the Erasure of History and Experience will discuss the experience of having books banned or challenged and how to combat this threat to our freedoms.
Enjoy this conversation moderated by Alana Wilcox (Coach House Books) with Graham Angus (Theytus Books), Nurjehan Aziz (Mawenzi House Publishers), Jared Bland (Penguin Random House Canada), Tori Elliott (TouchWood Editions), Brian Lam (Arsenal Pulp Press and Robin Philpot (Baraka Books).
The next Giller Power Panel, So You Want to Get Published... will feature publishing experts who will take you through the sometimes mystifying process of getting your book published. Slush piles, unlikely bestsellers, and whether or not you need an agent.
Enjoy this conversation moderated by Tom Power with east coast writers Amanda Carvery, Megan Gail Coles, Mark Critch, Michael Crummey, and Andre Fenton.