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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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The Great Goldbergs by Daniel Goodwin

The Great Goldbergs by Daniel Goodwin
Cormorant Books

OCTOBER 22, 2021

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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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Autonomy by Victoria Hetherington

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

FEBRUARY 8, 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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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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Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings

Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings
Cormorant Books

SEPTEMBER 22, 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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Letters to Singapore by Kelly Kaur

Letters to Singapore by Kelly Kaur
Stonehouse Publishing

MAY 1, 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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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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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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The Apothecary's Garden by Jeanette Lynes

The Apothecary’s Garden by Jeanette Lynes
HarperAvenue, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

JUNE 28, 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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Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
HarperCollins Canada

APRIL 5, 2022

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Took You So Long by C.I. Matthews

Took You So Long by C.I. Matthews
The Porcupine’s Quill

MAY 30, 2022

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The Sugar Thief by Nancy Mauro

The Sugar Thief by Nancy Mauro
Random House Canada

JULY 19, 2022

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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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Sins of the Daughter by Carolyn Huizinga Mills

Sins of the Daughter by Carolyn Huizinga Mills
Cormorant Books

AUGUST 27, 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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