Introducing New Guidelines for Submitting Works to the Scotiabank Giller Prize

As of the 2017 cycle of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, we have implemented some changes that will affect how you make submissions to the prize. These amendments seek to reconcile the abundance of fine Canadian literature with the very real constraints of the limited time frame the jury has at its disposal to complete the reading

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#GillerWinner Twitter Chat: Thursday, November 10, 2016

If you can fit it into a tweet, we welcome you to share your congratulations and questions with Madeleine Thien, author of the Giller Prize-winning Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Alfred A. Knopf Canada). The Twitter chat will take place on November 10 at 2 p.m.

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Madeleine Thien Wins the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Madeleine Thien has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Steve Patterson, attended by nearly 500 members of the publishing, media and arts communities.

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2016 Shortlist

Today, at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, more than 100 media and members of the publishing industry gathered for the unveiling of the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist.

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2016 Longlist

The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for the 2016 Prize. The twelve titles were chosen from a field of 161 books submitted by 69 publisher imprints from every region of the country.

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Introducing the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize Jury

The 2016 jury members are: Canadian writers Lawrence Hill (Jury Chair), Jeet Heer and Kathleen Winter, along with British author Samantha Harvey and Scottish writer Alan Warner.

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#GillerWinner Twitter Chat: Thursday, November 12, 2015

If you can fit it into a tweet, we welcome you to share your congratulations and questions with André Alexis, author of the Giller Prize-winning Fifteen Dogs. The Twitter chat will take place on November 12 at 2 p.m.

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