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.

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Last updated on September 8, 2022

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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A Convergence of Solitudes by Anita Anand

A Convergence of Solitudes by Anita Anand
Book*hug Press

MAY 17, 2022

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Not Your Child by Lis Angus

Not Your Child by Lis Angus
The Wild Rose Press

APRIL 18, 2022

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The Life She Had by K.L. Armstrong

The Life She Had by K.L. Armstrong
Doubleday

JULY 19, 2022

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The Spirits Up by Todd Babiak

The Spirits Up by Todd Babiak
McClelland & Stewart

OCTOBER 26,2021

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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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A Minor Chorus by Billy-Ray Belcourt

A Minor Chorus by Billy-Ray Belcourt
Hamish Hamilton Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House

SEPTEMBER 13, 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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The River Twice by John Bemrose

The River Twice by John Bemrose
Thistledown Press

MAY 30, 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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Shaf and the Remington by Rana Bose

Shaf and the Remington by Rana Bose
Baraka Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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Cock-A-Doodle-Doo by Pan Bouyoucas

Cock-A-Doddle Doo by Pan Bouyoucas
Guernica Editions

APRIL 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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The Ghosts of Suzuko by Vincent Brault

The Ghost of Suzoko by Vincent Brault
Baraka Books

JUNE 1, 2022

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Cambium Blue by Maureen Brownlee

Cambium Blue by Maureen Brownlee
Harbour Publishing

MARCH 5, 2022

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A Foreboding of Petrels by Steve Burrows

A Foreboding of Petrels by Steve Burrows
Oneworld

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky

Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 9, 2021

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Wonder World K.R. Byggdin

Wonder World by K.R. Byggdin
Great Plains

APRIL 15, 2022

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Rave by Jessica Campbell

Rave by Jessica Campbell
Drawn & Quarterly

APRIL 12, 2022

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Bodies in Trouble by Diane Carley

Bodies in Trouble by Diane Carley
Radiant Press

MAY 27, 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 10, 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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What's the Matter With Mary Jane by Candas Jane Dorsey

What’s the Matter with Mary Jane? by Candas Jane Dorsey
ECW Press

OCTOBER 19, 2021

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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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Rosa's Very Own Personal Revolution by Eric Dupont

Rosa’s Very Own Personal Revolution by Eric Dupont
Baraka Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 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

MAY 1, 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, 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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Léa by Ariela Freedman

Léa by Ariela Feedman
Linda Leith

FEBRUARY 12, 2022

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The Housekeeper by Joy Fielding

The Housekeeper by Joy Fielding
Doubleday, an imprint of Penguin Random House

AUGUST 16, 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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