For another year, we are excited to give away the books on the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist to 14 lucky winners! From December 1, 2022, to December 14, 2022, we will be giving away one book each day.
On Thursday, November 10, from 2-3 p.m. ET, you will have the opportunity to connect with 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Suzette Mayr on Twitter!
Suzette Mayr has been named the winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, The Sleeping Car Porter, published by Coach House Books, taking home $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank.
On Monday, November 7, 2022, 9 p.m. ET, join the Giller Light Bash to watch the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner announced with lovers of Canadian literature all across Canada.
On November 7, at 9 p.m., the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner will be announced during a live broadcast on CBC. The evening will be hosted by Indian Canadian author, artist and performer Rupi Kaur and award-winning actress and producer Sarah Gadon.
Today, the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced, celebrating five Canadian fiction writers and the 29th edition of the Prize. The announcement was made at the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room at The Toronto Reference Library in Toronto.
Noor Naga is an Alexandrian writer and the author of a verse novel, Washes, Prays. She is winner of the Bronwen Wallace Award, the RBC/PEN Canada Award, and the Disquiet Fiction Prize. She teaches at the American University in Cairo.
Sheila Heti is the author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction, including Motherhood and How Should a Person Be?, which New York magazine deemed one of the “New Classics of the 21st century.” She was named one of “the New Vanguard” by the New York Times book critics, who, along with a dozen other magazines and newspapers, chose Motherhood as a Best Book of 2018. Her novels have been translated into twenty-four languages. She is the former Interviews Editor of The Believer magazine. She lives in Toronto.
Billy-Ray Belcourt (he/him) is a writer from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He won the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize for his debut collection, This Wound Is a World, which was also a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award. His bestselling memoir, A History of My Brief Body, won the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Governor General's Literary Award. A recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and an Indspire Award, Belcourt is Assistant Professor of Indigenous Creative Writing at UBC.
Tsering Yangzom Lama holds a BA in creative writing and international relations from the University of British Columbia, and an MFA from Columbia University. Born and raised in Nepal, Tsering has lived in Toronto, New York City, and Vancouver, where she now resides. We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies is her first novel.