Past Giller Prize winners

A comprehensive list of all the past Giller Prize winners.

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2016

Madeleine Thien's novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing won the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize. (Alfred A. Knopf Canada)

2015

André Alexis' novel Fifteen Dogs won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2015. (CBC)

2014

Sean Michaels won the Giller Prize for his novel Us Conductors. (John Londono/Random House Canada)

2013

Author Lynn Coady, who has penned novels as well as short story collections, said that the latter can be a difficult, unforgiving genre. (CBC)

2012

Will Ferguson won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2012. (Alex Ferguson/Penguin Canada)

2011

Esi Edugyan won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Half-Blood Blues. (HarperCollins Publishers)

2010

Johanna Skibsrud won the 2010 prize for The Sentimentalists. (Gaspereau Press)

2009

Linden MacIntyre won in 2009 for The Bishop’s Man. (Random House Canada)

2008

Joseph Boyden won the 2008 prize for his book "Through Black Spruce."

2007

Hay won a Giller Prize in 2007. (McClelland & Stewart)

2006

In 2006, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam won the prize. (Doubleday Canada/Margarita Lam Antoniades)

2005

The Time In Between by David Bergen won in 2005. (McClelland & Stewart)

2004

Alice Munro won in 2004 for Runaway.

2003

The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, by M.G. Vassanji, won the Giller Prize in 2003.

2002

The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke won the prize in 2002.

2001

The 2001 Giller went to Clara Callan by late author Richard B. Wright.

2000

In the first and, so far, only tie of the awards, the 2000 Giller Prize went to Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards and Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje.

1999

Bonnie Burnard won the 1999 Giller Prize for A Good House.

1998

The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro won the Giller Prize in 1998.

1997

Mordecai Richler's Barney’s Version won in 1997. (Vintage Canada/Jillian Edelstein)

1996

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood won the Giller in 1996.

1995

Rohinton Mistry won the 1995 Giller Prize. (New Canadian Library/F. Mistry)

1994

The Book of Secrets by M.G. Vassanji won the Giller in 1994.

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