Meet David Chariandy, one of the jurors for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. His first novel, Soucouyant, was nominated for 11 literary prizes, including the Governor General’s Award and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His second novel, Brother, was nominated for fourteen prizes.
Ian Williams, winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, will be one of the featured authors at the internationally recognized San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival.
Meet Claire Armitstead, one of the jurors for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is Associate Editor, Culture, at the Guardian, where she has previously acted as arts editor, literary editor and head of books. She presents the weekly Guardian books podcast and is a regular commentator on radio, and at live events across the UK and internationally. She is a trustee of English PEN.
Mark Sakamoto's book, Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents won CBC Canada Reads and has been a number one national best seller in two separate years. It is currently being developed for screen and theatre. Mark is the host and executive producer of Good People, a CBC television series which explores societal problems and scours the planet for hopeful places and solutions.
Meet Eden Robinson, one of the jurors for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Eden Robinson is a Haisla/Heiltsuk author who grew up in Haisla, British Columbia. Her novels Monkey Beach and Son of a Trickster were both shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Meet Tom Rachman, one of the jurors for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Tom is a Canadian/British author and journalist. He is the author of The Imperfectionists and The Italian Teacher.
The 2020 jury members are: Canadian authors David Chariandy, Eden Robinson and Mark Sakamoto (jury chair), British critic and Editor of the Culture segment of the Guardian, Claire Armitstead, and Canadian/British author and journalist, Tom Rachman.
On Thursday, November 21, from 2-3 p.m. ET, you will have the opportunity to connect with 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner, Ian Williams on Twitter!
Ian Williams has been named the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Reproduction, published by Random House Canada, taking home $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank.
Jann Arden to Host the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Gala November 11, 2019 On Monday, November 18, 2019, at 9:00 p.m. ET, Jann Arden will host the 2019 Scotiabank Giller [...]