Craving CanLit 2022

To celebrate Canadian authors, we’ve put together this list of fiction and graphic novels published between October 2021 and September 2022. This is the timeframe we are accepting submissions for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize. If we’ve missed someone, please email us at info [at] scotiabankgillerprize.ca 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.

The Swells by Will Aitken

The Swells by Will Aitken
House of Anansi

JANUARY 4, 2022

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Narinjah the Bitter Orange Tree b y Jokha Alharthi

Narinjah by Jokha Alharthi PhD
House of Anansi

MAY 10, 2022

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The Strange Scent of Saffron by Miléna Babin

The Strange Scent of Saffron by Milena Babin
Guernica Editions

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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Watch Out for Her by Samantha M. Bailey

Watch Out for Her by Samantha M. Bailey
Simon & Schuster Canada

APRIL 26, 2022

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Prophetess by Baharan Baniahmadi

Prophetess by Baharan Baniahmadi
Vehicule Press

MAY 13, 2022

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Homesickness by Colin Barrett

Homesickness by Colin Barrett
McLelland & Stewart

MAY 3, 2022

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Help! I'm Alive by Gurjinder Basran

Help! I’m Alive by Gurjinder Basran
ECW Press

MAY 10, 2022

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No Stars in the Sky by Martha Batiz

No Stars in the Sky by Martha  Batiz
Astoria, an imprint of House of Anansi

MAY 3, 2022

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All I Stole From You by Ava Bellows

All I Stole from You by Ava Bellows
Perennial Press

MAY 31, 2022

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Going to Beautiful by Anthony Bidulka

Going to Beautiful by Anthony Bidulka
Stonehouse Publishing

MAY 1, 2022

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The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop
Simon & Schuster Canada

MAY 3, 2022

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To Play at God by Anna Blauveldt

To Play At God by Anna Blauveldt
Publerati

OCTOBER 25, 2022

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Cut Road by Brent Van Staalduinen

Cut Road by Brent Van Staalduinen
Guernica Editions

JUNE 1, 2022

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What's Past is Prologue by Gail Bowen

What’s Past Is Prologue by Gail Bowen
ECW Press

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022

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Cashmere Comes from Goats by S. Portico Bowman

Cashmere Comes From Goats by S. Portico Bowman
Stonehouse Publishing

MAY 1, 2022

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Personal Attention Roleplay by Helen Chau Bradley

Personal Attention Roleplay by Helen Chau Bradley
Metonymy Press

NOVEMBER 23, 2021

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Cambium Blue by Maureen Brownlee

Cambium Blue by Maureen Brownlee
Harbour Publishing

MARCH 5, 2022

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Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky

Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 9, 2021

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Rave by Jessica Campbell

Rave by Jessica Campbell
Drawn & Quarterly

APRIL 12, 2022

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Dandelion by Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Dandelion by Jamie Chai Yun Liew
Arsenal Pulp Press

APRIL 26, 2022

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The Truth You're Told by Michael J. Clark

The Truth You’re Told by Michael J. Clark
ECW Press

NOVEMBER 2, 2021

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The Music Game by Stéfanie Clermont

The Music Game by Stéfanie Clermont
Biblioasis

FEBRUARY 8, 2022

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The Full Catastrophe by Meira Cook

The Full Catastrophe by Meira Cook
House of Anansi

JUNE 7, 2022

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Binge by Douglas Coupland

Binge by Douglas Coupland
Penguin Random House Canada

OCTOBER 5, 2021

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The Agents by Gregoire Courtois

The Agents by Grégoire Courtois
Coach House Books

JANUARY 18, 2022

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The Petting Zoos by K.S. Covert

The Petting Zoos by K.S. Covert
Dundurn Press

MAY 24, 2022

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Last One Alive by Amber Cowie

Last One Alive by Amber Cowie
Simon & Schuster Canada

MAY 10, 2022

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God Isn't Here Today by Francine Cunningham

God Isn’t Here Today by Francine Cunningham
Invisible Press

MAY 5, 2022

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Gone But Still Here by Jennifer Dance

Gone But Still Here by Jennifer Dance
Dundurn Press

APRIL 19, 2022

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Daughters of the Deer by Danielle Daniel

Daughters of the Deer by Danielle Daniel
Penguin Random House Canada

MARCH 8, 2022

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Shadow Life by Michael Decter

Shadow Life by Michael Decter
Cormorant Books

AUGUST 20, 2022

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Birds of Maine by Michael DeForge

Birds of Maine by Michael DeForge
Drawn & Quarterly

AUGUST 2, 2022

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Noonday Dark by Charles Demers

Noonday Dark by Charles Demers
Douglas & McIntyre

JUNE 4, 2022

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Five Moves of Doom by A.J. Devlin

Five Moves of Doom by A.J. Devlin
NeWest Press

SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

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The Vicar's Knickers by Vince R. Ditrich

The Vicar’s Knickers by Vince Ditrich
Dundurn Press

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022

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Haven by Emma Donoghue

Haven by Emma Donoghue
HarperCollins Canada

AUGUST 23, 2022

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Time Zone J by Julie Doucet

Time Zone J by Julie Doucet
Drawn & Quarterly

APRIL 19, 2022

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April on Paris Street by Anna Dowdall

April On Paris Street by Anna Dowdall
Guernica Editions

DECEMBER 1, 2021

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The Wards by Terry Doyle

The Wards by Terry Doyle
Breakwater Books

MAY 20, 2022

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Umboi Island by J.J. Dupuis

Umboi Island by J.J. Dupuis
Dundurn Press

MARCH 8, 2022

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Shelterbelts by Jonathan Dyck

Shelterbelts by Jonathan Dyck
Conundrum Press

NOVEMBER 1, 2021, 2022

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Manam by Rima Elkouri

Manam by Rima Ellouri
Mawenzi House

OCTOBER 29, 2021

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Fenian Street by Anne Emery

Fenian Street by Anne Emery
ECW Press

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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Death at the Savoy by Ron Base & Prudence Emery

Death At The Savoy by Prudence Emery & Ron Base
Douglas & McIntyre

MAY 28, 2021, 2022

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Night in the World by Sharon English

Night in the World by Sharon English
Freehand Books

MAY 1, 2022

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Nothing Could be Further from the Truth by Christopher Evans

Nothing Could Be Further From The Truth by Christopher Evans
Astoria, an imprint of House of Anansi

FEBRUARY 1, 2022

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The Sisters Sputnik by Terri Favro

The Sisters Sputnik by Terri Favro
ECW Press

MAY 17, 2022

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Beneath the Stairs by Jennifer Fawcett

Beneath the Stairs by Jennifer Fawcett
Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Canada

FEBRUARY 22, 2022

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Egg Island by Sara Flemington

Egg Island by Sara Flemington
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

JULY 12, 2022

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