Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist for 2017 Announced

September 18, 2017 | Book Buzz

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Jack Rabinovitch created the Giller Prize in 1994 to celebrate his late wife Doris Giller, literary editor at the Toronto Star. Today the prize released its first longlist since Rabinovitch's death in August 2017.

Bellevue square Bone mother Boundary

Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

The Bone Mother by David Demchuk

Boundary by Andrée A. Michaud, translated by Donald Winkler

Brother Dark and other love stories I am a truck

Brother by David Chariandy

The Dark and Other Love Stories by Deborah Willis

I Am a Truck by Michelle Winters

Minds of winter Next year for sure Son of a trickster

Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin

Next Year, for Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson
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Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Transit Tumbleweed We'll all be burnt in our beds some night

Transit by Rachel Cusk
Large Print

Tumbleweed by Josip Novakovich

We'll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night by Joel Thomas Hynes

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 shortlist will be announced on October 2. The award will be presented at a gala on November 20.