How to tune into the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize
The 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize gala will be broadcast live on CBC radio, television and online on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.
The ceremony will be hosted by actor Eric McCormack and will feature musical guest Diana Krall.
Watch on television: CBC at 9:00 p.m. local time (11:30 p.m. AT/12:00 a.m. NT).
The Scotiabank Giller Prize awards $100,000 to the year's best work of Canadian fiction.
The hour-long show features all the shortlisted books, revealing the winner at the end.
- Ridgerunner by Gil Adamson
- Here the Dark by David Bergen
- Polar Vortex by Shani Mootoo
- The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
- How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa
Between the Pages, a virtual event celebrating the 2020 finalists, will take place on Monday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. It will be hosted by q's book columnist Jael Richardson.
Last year's winner was Reproduction by Ian Williams.
Other past Giller Prize winners include Esi Edugyan for Washington Black, Michael Redhill for Bellevue Square, Margaret Atwood for Alias Grace, Mordecai Richler for Barney's Version, Alice Munro for Runaway, André Alexis for Fifteen Dogs and Madeleine Thien for Do Not Say We Have Nothing.