Canada's Giller Prize Longlist Announced
Fourteen titles have made the longlist for the 020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The prize, which is among the most prestigious fiction prizes in Canada, honors the best Canadian novel, graphic novel or short story collection published in English. It comes with a CDN $100,000 cash prize.
- Gil Adamson, for her novel, Ridgerunner, published by House of Anansi Press
- David Bergen, for his short story collection, Here the Dark, published by Biblioasis
- Lynn Coady, for her novel, Watching You Without Me, published by House of Anansi Press
- Eva Crocker, for her novel, All I Ask, published by House of Anansi Press
- Emma Donoghue, for her novel, Pull of The Stars, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
- Francesca Ekwuyasi, for her novel, Butter Honey Pig Bread, published by Arsenal Pulp Press
- Michelle Good, for her novel, Five Little Indians, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
- Kaie Kellough, for his short story collection, Dominoes At The Crossroads, published by Véhicule Press
- Thomas King, for his novel, Indians On Vacation, published by Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.
- Annabel Lyon, for her novel, Consent, published by Random House Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada
- Shani Mootoo, for her novel, Polar Vortex, published by Book*hug Press
- Emily St. John Mandel, for her novel, The Glass Hotel, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
- Seth, for his graphic novel, Clyde Fans, published by Drawn & Quarterly
- Souvankham Thammavongsa, for her short story collection, How To Pronounce Knife, published by McClelland & Stewart, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada
The shortlist will be announced Monday, October 5.