Scotiabank Giller Prize Long List Announced

The Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced in Montreal a few days ago. We were thrilled to see that Heather O’Neill’s The Girl Who was Saturday Night has been selected for the Long List. As you know, Heather will be speaking at the library on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m (Council Room, City Hall). Best of luck to all the candidates!

The longlist for the 21st Scotiabank Giller Prize is:

Arjun Basu for his novel Waiting for the Man (on order)
David Bezmogis for his novel The Betrayers
Rivka Galchen for her short story collection American Innovations
Frances Itani for her book Tell
Jennifer LoveGrove for her novel Watch How We Walk (on order)
Sean Michaels for his novel, Us Conductors
Shani Mootoo for her novel Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab
Heather O’Neill for her novel The Girl Who Was Saturday Night
Kathy Page for her short story collection Paradise and Elsewhere (on order)
Claire Holden Rothman for her book My October (on order)
Miriam Toews for her novel All My Puny Sorrows
Padma Viswanathan for her book The Ever After of Ashwin Rao

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