Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist Revealed

October 2, 2017 | Book Buzz

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On Monday October 2, five finalists for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize were announced. 

Bellevue square I am a truck Minds of winter

Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

I Am a Truck by Michelle Winters

Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin

Son of a trickster Transit

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Transit by Rachel Cusk
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It is the first appearance on the Giller Prize shortlist for Ed O'Loughlin and Michelle Winters; Rachel Cusk, Michael Redhill and Eden Robinson have been nominated previously although none of them have won the award. 

The prize is one of the most lucrative in Canadian literature with a $100,000 prize for the winning author. Shortlisted authors each receive $10,000. The award will be presented at a gala on November 20.