Scotiabank Giller Prize

Celebrating excellence in Canadian fiction.












Scotiabank Giller Prize
 November 2020
Location: Toronto, ON


We’re proud to celebrate the very best in Canadian fiction, through our sponsorship of the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

On November 18, 2019 Ian Williams won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Reproduction, published by Random House Canada. 

Follow the excitement of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize as it builds to the announcement of both the short and longlist, culminating with the winner announced at the fall gala.

The longlist, shortlist, and winner will be selected by an esteemed five-member jury panel: Canadian authors David ChariandyEden Robinson and Mark Sakamoto (jury chair), British critic and Editor of the Culture segment of the Guardian, Claire Armitstead, and Canadian/British author and journalist, Tom Rachman.

This year's longlist will be presented in St. John's, Newfoundland in early September and the shortlist announced later in the same month at an event in Toronto. The winner is named at a nationally televised black-tie dinner and awards ceremony in Toronto in November.

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