Author Media Profiles

The following are video profiles of past Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists.


David Bezmozgis, The Betrayers, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Frances Itani, Tell, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Sean Michaels, Us Conductors, Random House Canada

Heather O’Neill, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows, Alfred A. Knopf Canada

Padma Viswanathan, The Ever After of Ashwin Rao, Random House Canada


Will Ferguson, 419, Viking Canada

Alix Ohlin, Inside, House of Anansi Press

Nancy Richler, The Imposter Bride, HarperCollins

Kim Thúy, Ru (translation by Sheila Fischman), Random House Canada

Russell Wangersky, Whirl Away, Thomas Allen Publishers


David Bezmozgis, The Free World, HarperCollins

Lynn Coady, The Antagonist, House of Anansi Press

Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers, House of Anansi Press

Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues, Thomas Allen Publishers

Zsuzsi Gartner, Better Living Through Plastic Explosives, Hamish Hamilton Canada

Michael Ondaatje, The Cat’s Table, McClelland & Stewart


David Bergen, The Matter with Morris, HarperCollins

Alexander MacLeod, Light Lifting, Biblioasis

Sarah Selecky, This Cake Is for the Party, Thomas Allen Publishers

Johanna Skibsrud, The Sentimentalists, Gaspereau Press

Kathleen Winter, Annabel, House of Anansi Press