Important Dates

You’ll want to mark these important Scotiabank Giller Prize dates on your calendar.
We hope you’ll tune in and join us, online or in person as the occasions present themselves.

2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize Jury

Jury Announcement

Monday, January 24, 2022

The 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury was announced on January 24, 2022. This year’s jury includes Award-winning Canadian authors Kaie Kellough, Casey Plett (jury chair) and Waubgeshig Rice and American authors Katie Kitamura and Scott Spencer.

Meet the Jury
An Ocean of Minutes

Submission Deadlines

2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize entries (finished books or galleys, no loose pages) are to be submitted according to the following schedule:

Deadline 1: February 18, 2022
Books published between October 1, 2021, and February 28, 2022, must be received on or before February 18, 2022.

Deadline 2: April 14, 2022
Books published between March 1, 2022, and April 30, 2022, must be received on or before April 14, 2022.

Deadline 3: June 17, 2022
Books published between May 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022, must be received on or before June 17, 2022.

Deadline 4: August 12, 2022
Books published between July 1, 2022, and September 30, 2022, must be received on or before August 12, 2022.

Submissions received after the final deadline of August 12, 2022, will be deemed ineligible.

Submission Guidelines
An Ocean of Minutes
The Rooms Newfoundland

Longlist Announcement

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

The 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist will be announced at The Rooms in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The event will be live streamed on our Facebook channel.

Watch the 2021 Announcement
Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room

Shortlist Announcement

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 2022 shortlist will be announced at The Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room at the Toronto Reference Library. Tune in to the live announcement on our Facebook page.

Watch the 2021 Announcement
Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room
Between the Pages

Between the Pages

October 12 – November 3, 2022

We are thrilled to be resuming our Between the Pages tour for the first time since 2019.

  • Ottawa – October 12, at the National Gallery
  • Vancouver – October 17, at The Playhouse
  • Calgary – October 19, at Studio Bell
  • Winnipeg – October 25, at The WAG
  • Halifax – October 27, at Halifax Public Library
  • Toronto – November 3, at Koerner Hall

Stay tuned for information on how to obtain tickets.

Watch the 2021 Event
Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner Announcement

Winner Announcement

Monday, November 7, 2022

Watch the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize broadcast on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service, where the winner will be announced.

Watch the 2021 Gala
Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner Announcement
Giller Winner Twitter Chat

#GillerWinner Twitter Chat

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Readers will have the opportunity to congratulate the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner during an hour-long #GillerWinner Twitter chat.

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