Why You Should Attend the 2019 Between the Pages Tour

October 9, 2019

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.

The tour will stop in Ottawa (October 16), Halifax (October 18), Vancouver (October 21), Winnipeg (October 23), Toronto (October 28) and New York (October 30).

As a majority of the tour stops are open to the public, we would love to have you join us! Here is why you should attend the 2019 Between the Pages Tour.

Hear from the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists

These events are designed to introduce you to the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists and learn more about their nominated books. The authors will read a passage and engage in a lively conversation with the moderator and fellow finalists. Each tour stop will be moderated by literary experts including Jael Richardson, Leslie Hurtig, Rosanna Deerchild, Shelagh Rogers and Parul Sehgal.

Mingle With Other Book Lovers

The Between the Pages tour is a great networking opportunity to mingle with other book lovers in your city. This would be a wonderful evening out with your book club. If you decide to come alone, no problem! You are guaranteed to sit beside someone who is just as excited to be there as you are.

Meet the Authors and Have Your Books Signed

Following the panel, you will have the opportunity to meet the authors and have your books signed. You can bring your own copies or books will be available for purchase. The authors are looking forward to meeting you and taking a photo!

Get Tickets

Tickets for each stop can be found at the links below.


October 16, 2019
National Gallery Of Canada

Hosted by Jael Richardson, Canadian Writer and Broadcaster, Book Columnist on CBC Radio’s q

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October 18, 2019
Halifax Central Library

Hosted by Jael Richardson, Canadian Writer and Broadcaster, Book Columnist on CBC Radio’s q

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October 21, 2019
Playhouse Theatre

Hosted by Leslie Hurtig, Artistic Director, Vancouver Writers Fest



October 23, 2019
Winnipeg Art Gallery

Hosted by Rosanna Deerchild, Canadian writer and host of Unreserved on CBC Radio One

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October 28, 2019
Koerner Hall

Hosted by Shelagh Rogers, Host and Producer of CBC Radio One’s The Next Chapter

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New York

October 30, 2019
Canadian Consulate

Hosted by Parul Sehgal, book critic at The New York Times Book Review and The New York Times