ScotiaBank Gillers

2011

 

Select Your Shortlist!

This contest is now closed.The Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist has been released and the jury is debating which five books should advance to the shortlist....

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Readers' Choice winner Myrna Dey on The Afternoon Edition

First aired on The Afternoon Edition (06/09/2011)When writer and essayist Myrna Dey published her first novel Extensions last October, she hoped for the best but... Read More »

Select Your Shortlist: Our first Kobo eReader winner!

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist picks so far! We'll be holding two draws every week this month, one for...

Q & A with Michael Christie

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further... Read More »

Q & A with Suzette Mayr

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Select Your Shortlist: Our first Giller prize pack winner

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist picks so far! We're holding two draws every week this month, one for...

Select Your Shortlist: Our second Kobo eReader winner

We're happy to announce our latest Kobo eReader winner!Congratulations to Pinkribbons, who chose these longlisted books in this entry:" Only 5? :) 1) The Cat's Table...

Q&A: Esi Edugyan

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Q&A with Alexi Zentner

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Select Your Shortlist: Our second winner of the Giller longlisted books

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist picks so far! We're holding two draws every week this month, one for a...

Select Your Shortlist: Our third Kobo eReader winner!

We're happy to announce our third Kobo eReader winner!Congratulations to drjess, who chose these longlisted books in this entry:The Cat's Table by Michael OndaatjeThe Little...

Q&A with Pauline Holdstock

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Wayne Johnston on A World Elsewhere

First aired on Shift (21/9/11) Curiosity may have killed the cat, as the saying goes. But in Wayne Johnston's case, it led to his latest... Read More »

Q&A with Marina Endicott

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Q&A with David Homel

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight...

Select Your Shortlist: Our third winner of the longlisted books

We are giving away another set of the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlisted books!Congratulations to K8lin123, who was selected in our random draw. Here are K8lin123's...

Michael Christie on The Beggar's Garden

Most Canadians who keep on top of current events are familiar with Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. From the court battles over safe injection sites to the...

Select Your Shortlist contest is closed!

Thanks to everyone who submitted their shortlist picks. Many people agreed that choosing only five titles was difficult, especially given the great books on this...

Q&A with Genni Gunn

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Q&A with Wayne Johnston

This year, 17 Canadian authors made it to the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the country's richest literary award for fiction. To get some further insight... Read More »

Select Your Shortlist: We have another Kobo eReader winner!

We have another Kobo eReader winner!Congratulations to Dusty Rose, who crafted this poem about their personal picks for the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist."Into the Heart...

The Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist

Congratulations to the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlisted authors!From top left to bottom right: Lynn Coady, Michael Ondaatje, Esi Edugyan, Zsuzsi Gartner, Patrick deWitt and...

Guess The Giller contest

From top left to bottom right: Lynn Coady, Michael Ondaatje, Esi Edugyan, Zsuzsi Gartner, Patrick deWitt, and David BezmozgisCalling all Canadian fiction fans!The Scotiabank Giller...

Q&A with Patrick deWitt

CBC Books recently asked the shortlisted Scotiabank Giller Prize authors some questions about their literary inspirations. Here we have Patrick deWitt, the author of The... Read More »

Winner of our Select Your Shortlist grand prize!

Ladies and gentlemen, we have the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize Select Your Shortlist grand prize! Congratulations to JeannetteNL, who submitted these picks:"1)The Beggar's...

Select Your Shortlist: Our final winner of the longlisted books

Congratulations to VinojRajendran who will receive a set of the longlisted books as part of our Select Your Shortlist contest. Here are VinojRajendran's picks:"1. The Cat's...

Guess The Giller: Our first Kobo eReader winner!

Thanks to everyone who has entered our contest to predict which book will win this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize! The lucky winner of this week's...

Q&A with Lynn Coady

CBC Books recently asked the shortlisted Scotiabank Giller Prize authors some questions about their literary inspirations. Here we have Lynn Coady, the author of The...

Guess The Giller: Our first winner of the shortlisted books!

Hey, Canadian fiction fans, we have a set of the shortlisted books to give away as part of our Guess The Giller contest.The lucky winner...

Guess The Giller: Our second Kobo eReader winner

Thanks to everyone who has entered our contest to predict which book will win this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize! The lucky winner of this week's...

Q&A with Zsuzsi Gartner

CBC Books recently asked the shortlisted Scotiabank Giller Prize authors some questions about their literary inspirations. Here we have Zsuzsi Gartner, the author of Better... Read More »

Q&A with David Bezmozgis

CBC Books recently asked the shortlisted Scotiabank Giller Prize authors some questions about their literary inspirations. Here we have David Bezmozgis, the author of The...

Guess The Giller: Announcing our latest winner

Hey, Canadian fiction fans, we have another winner in our Guess The Giller contest.The lucky winner of today's draw is Amy Scott, who predicts that...

Guess The Giller: Another Kobo eReader winner!

Thanks to everyone who has entered our contest to predict which book will win this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize! The lucky winner of this week's...

Win tickets to the Scotiabank Giller Light bashes!

On Nov. 8, Canadian fiction fans will find out which book will win this year's prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. CBC will be livestreaming the glitzy...

Guess The Giller: We have another winner!

Thanks to everyone who has entered our Guess The Giller contest so far. We'll be accepting entries until 9 p.m. ET on Nov. 8 --...

Guess The Giller: We have another Kobo winner!

Thanks to everyone who has entered our contest to predict which book will win this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize! The lucky winner of this week's...

Get to know the shortlisted books!

This year, six authors were selected to be on the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist. One of them will win this year's prestigious prize for fiction...

Guess The Giller: We have another winner!

We have another lucky winner of a set of the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlisted books!Congratulations to Carolyn Time, who entered our Guess The Giller contest....

A history of the Giller Prize

The annual Scotiabank Giller Prize gala is almost upon us! You can watch the ceremony live on CBC's bold TV at 9 p.m. ET or...

Lynn Coady talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have Lynn Coady,...

Patrick deWitt talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have Patrick deWitt,...

Esi Edugyan talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have Esi Edugyan,...

Michael Ondaatje talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have Michael Ondaatje,...

Zsuzsi Gartner talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have Zsuzsi Gartner,...

David Bezmozgis talks to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. Here we have David Bezmozgis,...

Announcing the winners of our Giller Light giveaway!

Many of Canada's literary stars, musicians and celebrities will be on hand in Toronto on Tuesday night (Nov. 8) to find out which author will...

Guess The Giller: Our final Kobo winner...but the fun's not over yet!

We have another lucky winner of a Kobo eReader and a $50 Chapters Indigo gift card.Congratulations to Patricia Robinson, who entered our Guess The Giller...

The Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists talk to CBC Books

CBC Books recently had the opportunity to ask the shortlisted authors a few questions about their literary influences and inspirations. You can see their responses...

Replay our Scotiabank Giller Prize gala livechat!

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Esi Edugyan wins The Scotiabank Giller Prize

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Esi Edugyan in Studio Q

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Guess The Giller: And the winner of our grand prize is...

Thanks to everyone who submitted their prediction of which author would win this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize. We received nearly 4,000 entries -- you can...