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 [...]
There are a number of ways to tune in to the live broadcast of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize gala hosted by Jann Arden on Monday, November 18, 2019, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
The Giller Light Bash is an annual event that celebrates the Scotiabank Giller Prize while raising funds for Frontier College, a national charitable literacy organization founded in 1899.
Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will take you inside the minds and creative lives of the writers on the 2019 shortlist including David Bezmozgis, Megan Gail Coles, Michael Crummey, Alix Ohlin, Steven Price and Ian Williams.