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 July 29, 2022

Estates Large and Small by Ray Robertson

Estates Large and Small by Ray Robertson
Biblioasis

AUGUST 16, 2021

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The Theory of Crows by David A. Robertson

Theory of the Crows by David A. Robertston
Perennial Press

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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The Blue Moth by Olivia Robinson

The Blue Moth Motel by Olivia Robinson
Breakwater Books

OCTOBER 15, 2021

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Darkness at the Edge of Town by Stan Rogal

Darkness at the Edge of Town by Stan Rogal
Guernica Editions

APRIL 1, 2022

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Don't Ask by Gina Roitman

Don’t Ask by Gina Roitman
Guernica Editions

APRIL 1, 2022

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At Last Count by Claire Ross Dunn

At Last Count by Claire Ross Dunn
Invisible Press

JUNE 14, 2022

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A Hero of Our Time by Naben Ruthnum

A Hero of Our Time by Naben Ruthnum
McLelland & Stewart

JANUARY 11, 2022

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Daughters of the Occupation by Shelly Sanders

Daughters of the Occupation by Shelly Sanders
Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

APRIL 5, 2022

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Nine Dash Line by Emily Saso
Freehand Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook

The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 2, 2021

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My Face in the Light by Martha Schabas

My Face in the Light by Martha Schabas
Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

APRIL 12, 2022

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Fifty-Four Pigs by Philipp Schott

Fifty-Four Pigs by Philipp Schott
ECW Press

APRIL 19, 2022

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The Taste of Hunger by Barbara Joan Scott

The Taste of Hunger by Barbara Joan Scott
Freehand Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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The Island of Forgetting by Jasmine Sealy

The Island of Forgetting by Jasmine Sealy
HarpAvenue, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

APRIL 26, 2022

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Mansions of the Moon by Shyam Selvadurai

Mansions of the Moon by Shyam Selvadurai
Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

MAY 3, 2022

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The Black Cell by Wendy Shaia

The Black Cell by Wendy Shaia
Publerati

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

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The Shade Tree by Theresa Shea

The Shade Tree by Theresa Shea
Guernica Editions

DECEMBER 1, 2021

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Momma's Got the Blue by David Sherman

Momma’s Got The Blues by David Sherman
Guernica Editions

APRIL 1, 2022

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To Those Who Killed Me by J.T. Siemens

To Those Who Killed Me by J.T. Siemens
NeWest Press

APRIL 1, 2022

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Almost Visible by Michelle Sinclair

Almost Visible by Michelle Sinclair
Baraka Books

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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Blue Skinned Gods by SJ Sindu

Blue Skinned Gods by J.S. Sindu
Soho Press

NOVEMBER 2, 2021

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Sari, Not Sari by Sonya Singh

Sari, Not Sari by Sonya Singh
Simon & Schuster Canada

APRIL 5, 2022

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Francie's Got a Gun by Carrie Snyder

Francie’s Got a Gun by Carrie Snyder
Knopf Canada, Penguin Random House Canada

JULY 26, 2022

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Utopia by Heidi Sopinka

Utopia by Heidi Sopinka
Hamish Hamilton Canada

AUGUST 9, 2022

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Bystander by Mike Steeves

Bystander by Mike Steeves
Book*hug Press

APRIL 19, 2022

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Because of Nothing At All by Paul Sunga

Because of Nothing At All by Paul Sunga
Goose Lane Editions

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022

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The Gunsmith's Daughter by Margaret Sweatman

The Gunsmith’s Daughter by Margaret Sweatman
Goose Lane Editions

APRIL 12, 2022

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I Was the President's Mistress by Miguel Syjuco

I Was the President’s Mistress!! by Miguel Syjuco
Hamish Hamilton Canada

APRIL 5, 2022

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Ezra's Ghosts by Darcy Tamayose

Ezra’s Ghosts by Darcy Tamayose
NeWest Press

MAY 10, 2022

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Her First Palestinian by Saeed Teebi

Her First Palestinian by Saeed Teebi
House of Anansi

AUGUST 2, 2022

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Hey Good Luck Out There by Georgia Toews

Hey, Good Luck Out There by Georgia Toews
Penguin Random House Canada

MAY 31, 2022

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The Elephant on Karlův Bridge by Thomas Trofimuk

The Elephant on Karlův Bridge by Thomas Trofimuk
Thistledown Press

AUGUST 15, 2022

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Setting Fire to Water by Phoebe Tsang

Setting Fire to Water by Phoebe Tsang
Thistledown Press

MAY 30, 2022

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Cracked Pots by Heather Tucker

Cracked Pots by Heather Tucker
ECW Press

OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Such a Beautiful Thing to Behold by Umar Turaki

Such a Beautiful Thing to Behold by Umar Turaki
Amazon Publishing

MAY 1, 2022

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Jade is a Twisted Green by Tanya Turton

Jade Is a Twisted Green by Tanya Turton
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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Wave Forms and Doom Scrolls by Daniel Scott Tysdal

Wave Forms and Doom Scroll by Daniel Scott Tysdal
Buckrider Books

NOVEMBER 9, 2021

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Double Wahala Double Trouble by Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike

Double Wahala, Double Trouble by Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike
Griots Lounge Publishing

NOVEMBER 26, 2021

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The Best of the Bonnet by Andrew Unger

The Best of the Bonnet by Andrew Unger
Turnstone Press

DECEMBER 10, 2021

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A Conspiracy of Mothers Colleen van Niekerk

A Conspiracy of Mothers by Colleen van Niekerk
Little A, an imprint of Amazon Publishing

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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Against the Machine: Manifesto by Brian Van Norman

Against the Machine: Manifesto by Brian Van Norman
Guernica Editions

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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Cut Road Brent Van Staalduinen

Cut Road by Brent Van Staalduinen
Guernica Editions

JUNE 1, 2022

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Silencing Rebecca by Nikki Vogel

Silencing Rebecca by Nikki Vogel
Thistledown Press

AUGUST 31, 2022

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Buffalo is the New Buffalo by Chelsea Vowel

Buffalo is the New Buffalo by Chelsea Vowel
Arsenal Pulp Press

APRIL 26, 2022

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The Little Brudders of Miséricorde by David M. Wallace

Little Brudders of Misericorde by David Wallace
Tidewater Press

APRIL 14, 2022

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Mad Honey by Katie Welch

Mad Honey by Katie Welch
Buckrider Books

MAY 10, 2022

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Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann

Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann
Cormorant Books

MAY 28, 2022

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Icefields by Thomas Wharton

Icefields by Thomas Wharton
NeWest Press

OCTOBER 15, 2021

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Seven Down by David Whitton

Seven Down by David Whitton
Rare Machines, an imprint of Dundurn Press

NOVEMBER 2, 2021

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To Antoine by E.J. Wiens

To Antoine by E.J. Wiens
Gelassenheit Publications

FEBRUARY 7, 2022

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The Love Olympics by Claire Wilkshire

The Love Olympics by Claire Wilkshire
Breakwater Books

OCTOBER 10, 2021

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Call Me Stan by K.R. Wilson

Call Me Stan by K.R. Wilson
Guernica Editions

DECEMBER 1, 2021

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Mouth to Mouth by Antoine Wilson

Mouth to Mouth by Antoine Wilson
Simon & Schuster Canada Avid Reader Press

JANUARY 11, 2022

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In the Dark We Forget by Sandra SG Wong

In the Dark We Forget by Sandra S.G. Wong
HarperCollins Canada

JUNE 21, 2022

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Taobao: Stories by Dan K. Woo

Taobao: Stories by Dan K. Woo
Buckrider Books

JUNE 7, 2022

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We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama

We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama
McClelland & Stewart

MAY 24, 2022

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The Yankee Privateer by Derek Yetman

The Yankee Privateer by Derek Yetman
Breakwater Books

APRIL 6, 2022

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Celia, Misoka, I by Xue Yiwei

Celia, Misoka, I by Xue Yiwei
Dundurn Press

MARCH 1, 2022

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Last Tide by Andy Zuliani

Last Tide by Andy Zuliani
NeWest Press

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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