Craving CanLit 2021

To celebrate Canadian authors, we’ve put together this list of fiction and graphic novels published between October 2020 and September 2021. This is the timeframe we are accepting submissions for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize. If we’ve missed someone, please email us at info [at] so we can add them.

Please note we do our best to keep this page up-to-date. The most accurate information including publication dates can be found on the publisher’s website.

Darkness by David Adams Richards
Her Turn by Katherine Ashenburg
All's Well by Mona Awad
Out of Mind by David Bergen
The Most Precious Substance on Earth by Shashi Bhat
Probably Ruby by Lisa Bird-Wilson
The Fifth by MP Boisvert
Suture by Nic Brewer
Red X by David Demchuk
Operation Angus by Terry Fallis
Ghost Forest by Pik Shuen Fung
Insta Mom by Chantel Guertin
Tiny Ruins by Nicole Haldoupis
The Hanged Woman's Daughter by Nellie P. Strowbridge
The Mystery of Right and Wrong by Wayne Johnston
Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena
Unlocking by Amy LeBlanc
Once More, With Feeling by Sophie McCreesh
Urban Disturbances by Bruce Fyfe
The Winter Wives by Linden MacIntyre
The Running Trees by Amber McMillan
The Snow Line by Tessa McWatt
Handwringers by Sarah Mintz
A History of What Comes Next by Sylvain Neuvel
The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki
Like Me by Hayley Phelan
Soulstar by C.L. Polk
Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road by Marion Quednau
Saints and Martyrs by Aaron Roe
Evolution's Magnum Opus by Stephen Roth
Bramah and the Beggar Boy by Renée Sarojini Saklikar
Pharo and the Clever Assassin by Steve Skurka
Em by Kim Thuy, translated by Sheila Fischman
Fight Night by Toews