Watch the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist reveal on Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. ET

The five finalists will be announced at 11 a.m. ET. The $100,000 prize is the biggest in Canadian fiction. Stream the event on CBC Books!

The $100,000 prize is the biggest in Canadian fiction

UPDATE: The shortlist has been revealed! You can see the complete list here.

Join CBC Books on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. ET to watch the reveal of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist.

The $100,000 award annually recognizes the best in Canadian fiction.

The event is taking place at the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room in the Toronto Reference Library.

It will be hosted by Jael Richardson, author of the novel Gutter Child and the founder and executive director of the Brampton, Ont.-based Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD).

Here is the full 2022 longlist:

Canadian author Casey Plett is chairing the five-person jury panel. Joining her are Canadian authors Kaie Kellough and Waubgeshig Rice and American writers Katie Kitamura and Scott Spencer.

The winner will be announced on Nov. 7, 2022. 

Last year's winner was Omar El Akkad for his novel What Strange Paradise

Other past Giller Prize winners include Souvankham Thammavongsa for How to Pronounce KnifeEsi Edugyan for Washington BlackMichael Redhill for Bellevue SquareMargaret Atwood for Alias GraceMordecai Richler for Barney's VersionAlice Munro for RunawayAndré Alexis for Fifteen Dogs and Madeleine Thien for Do Not Say We Have Nothing.

Toronto businessman Jack Rabinovitch founded the prize in honour of his late wife, literary journalist Doris Giller, in 1994. Rabinovitch died in 2017 at the age of 87.

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