Tributes

The Scotiabank Giller Prize is honoured to work with some of the finest and most visionary individuals contributing to and influencing Canadian literature. Join us as we celebrate and observe their important milestones and passages.

  • Bonnie Burnard – Giller Prize winner Bonnie Burnard’s work, including A Good House, quietly and brilliantly celebrated women and their families.

  • Austin Clarke – As we celebrate his achievements, we won’t forget Giller Prize winner Austin Clarke’s voice and spirit.

  • Mavis Gallant – We remember Canadian writer and dedicated Giller Prize juror Mavis Gallant with fondness and reverence.

  • Alistair MacLeod – Alistair MacLeod was a literary giant, unfailingly generous mentor and much beloved friend, husband and father.

  • Alice Munro – To the divine Ms. Alice Munro – congratulations on being named the 2013 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature – the first Canadian to win the honour.

  • Ion Trewin – Publisher and writer Ion Trewin had an instinctive eye for a literary hit, and he was key to the success of the Booker prize. He was a friend to the Scotiabank Giller Prize and he will be greatly missed.