2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist Revealed
Twelve books have been nominated for this year's 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize, one of Canada's most lucrative literary prizes. The winning author receives a cash prize of $100,000; $10,000 is given to the remaining authors on the shortlist.
Beirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage
French Exit by Patrick deWitt
Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead
Motherhood by Sheila Heti
An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim
Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper
Something for Everyone by Lisa Moore
Songs for the Cold of Heart by Eric Dupont, translated by Peter McCambridge
Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
Vi by Kim Thúy
Washington Black by Esi Edugyen
Zolitude: Stories by Paige Cooper
The shortlist will be disclosed on October 1 and the winner will be announced at a gala on November 19. The event will be broadcast live on the CBC and various social media channels.