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.

In the City of Pigs by André Forget

In the City of Pigs by Andre Forget
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

JUNE 14, 2022

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The Devil to Pay by Barbara Fradkin

The Devil to Pay by Barbara Fradkin
Dundurn Press

OCTOBER 19, 2021

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Why I'm Here by Jill Frayne

Why I’m Here by Jill Frayne
NeWest Press

MAY 1, 2022

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The Good Women of Safe Harbour by Bobbi French

The Good Women of Safe Harbour by Bobbi French
HarperAvenue, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

MARCH 8, 2022

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All the Shining People by Kath Friedman

All the Shining People by Kathy Friedman
Astoria, an imprint of House of Anansi

APRIL 5, 2022

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Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim Fu

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim Fu
Coach House Books

FEBRUARY 1, 2022

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Lake Effect by Dayle Furlong

Lake Effect by Dayle Furlong
Cormorant Books

MAY 28, 2022

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I, Gloria Grahame by Sky Gilbert

I, Gloria Grahame by Sky Gilbert
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

Bluebird by Genevieve Graham
Simon & Schuster Canada

APRIL 5, 2022

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Nether Regions by Randal Graham

Nether Regions by Randal Graham
ECW Press

SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

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Twelve Stories by Emmett Grogan

Twelve Stories by Emmett Grogan
Limited Distribution

OCTOBER 13, 2021

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The Scent of Light Kristjana Gunnars

The Scent of Light by Kristjana Gunnars
Coach House Books

MAY 17, 2022

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The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield

The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield
Coach House Books

OCTOBER 12, 2021

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Stray Dogs by Rawi Hage

Stray Dogs by Rawi Hage
Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

MARCH 1, 2022

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Finale by Ian Hamilton

Finale by Ian Hamilton
House of Anansi

JULY 5, 2022

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The Sultan Sarawak by Ian Hamilton

The Sultan of Sarawak by Ian Hamilton
House of Anansi

JANUARY 4, 2022

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Some Hellish by Nicholas Herring

Some Hellish by Nicholas Herring
Goose Lane Editions

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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Autonomy by Victoria Hetherington

Autonomy by Victoria Hetherington
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

FEBRUARY 8, 2022

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Pure Colour by Sheila Heti

Pure Colour by Sheila Heti
Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

FEBRUARY 15, 2022

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The Marriage of Rose Camilleri by Robert Hough

The Marriage of Rose Camilleri by Robert Hough
Douglas & McIntyre

OCTOBER 23, 2021

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Long Train Home by Jeff Houlahan

Long Train Home by Jeff Houlahan
Level Best Books

MARCH 29, 2022

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Let Go by Mark Huebner

Let Go by Mark Huebner
The Porcupine’s Quill

OCTOBER 26, 2021

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All the Quiet Places by Brian Thomas Isaac

All the Quiet Places by Brian Thomas Isaac
Touchwood Editions

OCTOBER 12, 2021

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A Snake in the Raspberry Patch by Joanne Jackson

A Snake in the Raspberry Patch by Joanne Jackson
Stonehouse Publishing

MAY 1, 2022

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In for a Dime by John Jantunen

In for a Dime by John Jantunen
ECW Press

MAY 31, 2022

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Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings

Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings
Cormorant Books

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

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The Haven by Amanda Jennings

The Haven by Amanda Jennings
HQ, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

May 10, 2022

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The Razor's Edge by Karl Jirgens

The Razor’s Edge by Karl Jirgens
The Porcupine’s Quill

MARCH 30, 2022

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Mindful of Murder by Susan Juby

Mindful Murder by Susan Juby
HarperCollins Publishers, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

MARCH 8, 2022

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The Darkness in the Light by Daniel Kalla

The Darkness in the Light by Daniel Kalla
Simon & Schuster Canada

MAY 3, 2022

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Nobody from Somewhere by Dietrich Kalteis

Nobody from Somewhere by Dietrich Kalteis
ECW Press

JUNE 7, 2022

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Letters to Singapore by Kelly Kaur

Letters to Singapore by Kelly Kaur
Stonehouse Publishing

MAY 1, 2022

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The Raw Light of Morning by Shelly Kawaja

The Raw Light of Morning by Shelly Kawaja
Breakwater Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley

The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley
Simon & Schuster Canada

APRIL 26, 2022

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Avenue of Champions by Conor Kerr
Nightwood Editions

OCTOBER 23, 2021

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Deep House by Thomas King

Deep House by Thomas King
HarperCollins Canada

JANUARY 18, 2022

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Serving Life by Richard King

Serving Life by Richard King
Baraka Books

APRIL 1, 2022

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Mother Tongue by Joyce Kornblatt

Mother Tongue by Joyce Kornblatt
Publerati

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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The Punishing Journey of Arthur Delaney by Bob Kroll

The Punishing Journey of Arthur Delaney by Bob Kroll
ECW Press

JUNE 7, 2022

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Aquarius by J.D. Kurtness

Aquariums by J.D. Kurtness
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

MARCH 1, 2022

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Are You Sara? by S.C. Lalli

Are You Sara? by S.C. Lalli
HarperAvenue, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

AUGUST 2, 2022

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Rafael Has Pretty Eyes by Elaine McCluskey

Rafael Has Pretty Eyes by Elaine Lambert
Goose Lane Editions

MARCH 29, 2022

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The Second Substance by Anne Lardeux

The Second Substance by Anne Lardeux
Coach House Books

JUNE 21, 2022

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Some Maintenance Required by Marie Renee Lavoie

Some Maintenance Required by Marie-Renee Lavoie
House of Anansi

JULY 5, 2022

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What is Written on the Tonge by Anne Lazurko

What Is Written on the Tongue by Anne Lazurko
ECW Press

APRIL 26, 2022

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Compass by Murray Lee

Compass by Murray Lee
Publerati

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

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Like Animals by Eve Lemieux

Like Animals by Eve Lemieux
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

APRIL 12, 2022

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Lucy and Bonbon by Don LePan

Lucy and Bonbon by Don LePan
Guernica Editions

MAY 1, 2022

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