Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady’s novel, Watching You Without Me has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of six books, including Hellgoing, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and was an Amazon.ca and Globe and Mail Best Book.
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Eva Crocker

Eva Crocker’s novel, All I Ask has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is the author of the critically acclaimed debut short story collection Barrelling Forward, which won the Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction and the CAA Emerging Writer Award, was a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers and the NLCU Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers, and was a National Post Best Book.
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Annabel Lyon

Annabel Lyon’s novel, Consent has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is the author of the novel The Golden Mean, a bestseller in Canada that won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor-General’s Award, and has been translated into fourteen languages. She is also the author of a story collection, Oxygen; a book of novellas, The Best Thing for You; and two juvenile novels, All-Season Edie and Encore Edie.
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Kaie Kellough

Kaie Kellough’s short story collection, Dominoes At The Crossroads has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Kaie Kellough is a novelist, sound performer, and poet. His latest collection of poems, Magnetic Equator, was released by McClelland and Stewart in March 2019. His novel Accordéon, published in 2016, was shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award.
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: David Bergen

David Bergen’s short story collection, Here The Dark has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. He has published eight novels and a collection of short stories. His work has been nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Impac Dublin Literary Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He won the Giller Prize for his novel The Time in Between. In 2018, he was given the Writers’ Trust Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life.
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Souvankham Thammavongsa

Souvankham Thammavongsa’s short story collection, How to Pronounce Knife has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is the author of four poetry books: Light, winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; Found; Small Arguments, winner of the ReLit Award; and, most recently, Cluster
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Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Shani Mootoo

Shani Mootoo’s novel, Polar Vortex has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Shani was born in Ireland, grew up in Trinidad, and lives in Canada. She holds an MA in English from the University of Guelph, writes fiction and poetry, and is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited locally and internationally.
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