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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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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Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky

Water Proof by Aaron Bushkowsky
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 9, 2021

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Dark All Day by Brenden Carlson

Dark All Day by Brenden Carlson
Dundurn Press

JUNE 28, 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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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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Gone But Still Here by Jennifer Dance

Gone But Still Here by Jennifer Dance
Dundurn Press

APRIL 19, 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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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

MAY 22, 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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Egg Island by Sara Flemington

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

JULY 12, 2022

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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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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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Twelve Stories by Emmett Grogan

Twelve Stories by Emmett Grogan
Limited Distribution

OCTOBER 13, 2021

The Scent of Light Kristjana Gunnars

The Scent of Light by Kristjana Gunnars
Coach House Books

MAY 17, 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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Finale by Ian Hamilton

Finale by Ian Hamilton
House of Anansi

JULY 5, 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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Avenue of Champions by Conor Kerr
Nightwood Editions

OCTOBER 23, 2021

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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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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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Like Animals by Eve Lemieux

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

APRIL 12, 2022

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July Underwater by Zoe Maeve
Conundrum Press

JUNE 2022

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Three for Trinity by Kevin Major

Three for Trinity by Kevin Major
Breakwater Books

OCTOBER 15, 2021

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Fearnoch by Jim McEwen

Fearnoch by Jim McEwen
Breakwater Books

JULY 7, 2022

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A Suitable Companion for the End of Your Life by Robert McGill

A Suitable Companion for the End of Your Life by Robert McGill
Coach House Books

JUNE 14, 2022

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This is How We Love by Lisa Moore

This Is How We Love by Lisa Moore
House of Anansi

MAY 3, 2022

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Such Miracles and Mischiefs Trudy J. Morgan Cole

Such Miracles and Mischiefs by Trudy J. Morgan-Cole
Breakwater Books

OCTOBER 15, 2021

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Finding Edward by Sheila Murray

Finding Edward by Sheila Murray
Cormorant Books

JUNE 19, 2022

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The Broda Salt Cabin by A. H. Nedani
Owl Publishing

OCTOBER 1, 2021

The Lost Expert Hal Niedzviecki

The Lost Expert by Hal Niedzviecki
Cormorant Books

NOVEMBER 20, 2021

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Eve's Rib by C.S. O'Cinneide

Eve’s Rib by C. S. O’Cinneide
Dundurn Press

SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

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Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen

Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen
House of Anansi

OCOTBER 5, 2021

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The Broken Places by Frances Peck

The Broken Places by Frances Peck
NeWest Press

APRIL 1, 2022

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Wan by Dawn Promislow

Wan by Dawn Promislow
Freehand Books

MAY 1, 2022

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The Bjorkan Sagas by Harold R. Johnson

The Björkan Sagas by Harold R. Johnson
House of Anansi

OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Mud Lilies by Indra Ramayan

Mud Lilies by Indra Ramayan
Cormorant Books

MAY 21, 2022

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The Bear Woman by Karolina Ramqvist

The Bear Woman by Karolina Ramqvist
Coach House Books

FEBRUARY 8, 2022

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The Cine Star Salon by Leah Ranada

The Cine Star Salon by Leah Ranada
NeWest Press

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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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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The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook

The Troupers by Richard Scarsbrook
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 2, 2021

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The Field by Robert Seethaler

The Field by Robert Seethaler
House of Anansi

OCTOBER 5, 2021

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To Those Who Killed Me by J.T. Siemens

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

ARPIL 1, 2022

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Ezra's Ghosts by Darcy Tamayose

Ezra’s Ghosts by Darcy Tamayose
NeWest Press

APRIL 15, 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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Pervatory by RM Vaughan

Pervatory by RM Vaughan
Coach House Books

JULY 5, 2022

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Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann

Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann
Cormorant Books

MAY 2, 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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The Love Olympics by Claire Wilkshire

The Love Olympics by Claire Wilkshire
Breakwater Books

OCTOBER 10, 2021

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The Yankee Privateer by Derek Yetman

The Yankee Privateer by Derek Yetman
Breakwater Books

MARCH 30, 2022

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Celia, Misoka, I by Xue Yiwei

Celia, Misoka, I by Xue Yiwei
Rare Machines, an imprint of 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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