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#GillerWinner Twitter chat: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

So, how does it feel to be the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Sean? What do you predict for future theremin sales on the heels of this success? What’s next for you as a writer and novelist? If you can fit it into a tweet, we welcome you to share your congratulations and questions with [...]

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Sean Michaels Wins the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 10, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Sean Michaels has been named the winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Us Conductors, published by Random House Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Rick Mercer, attended by nearly 500 members of the publishing, media and arts communities. CBC [...]

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2014 Between the Pages Toronto livestream

We’re pleased to present a livestream of tonight’s Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists from Koerner Hall in Toronto. The livestream will be available here, via Facebook (go to the Livestream section), and on Livestream. Between the Pages offers readers a chance to peer inside the minds and creative lives [...]

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Deepa Mehta, Yannick Bisson and David Usher to Join Kim Coates, Jessica Paré and Naomi Klein as Presenters at the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Gala

JUNO Award-nominated classical pianist Jan Lisiecki will perform at the gala broadcast The 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize will be broadcast on CBC Television at 9 p.m. (10 p.m. AT / 10:30 NT) on Monday, November 10, 2014 October 30, 2014 – Deepa Mehta (Midnight’s Children), Yannick Bisson (Murdoch Mysteries), and David Usher (Moist) will join [...]

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Update on the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize gala

As our broadcast partner, it is up to the CBC to select a Scotiabank Giller Prize gala host. We respect that decision, and that is the decision we communicated via social media yesterday (Sunday, October 26th) in response to inquiries. We all recognize fans and followers are feeling dismay and confusion. We thank those who [...]

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents Its 2014 Shortlist

October 6, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Today in a morning press event at the Soho House in downtown Toronto, more than 100 media and members of the publishing industry gathered to hear the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize announce its shortlist. The six finalists were chosen by the award-winning, three-member jury empanelled for the 2014 prize: [...]

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Announcing our Crazy for CanLit winners

Congratulations to our 2014 #CrazyforCanLit winners, and many thanks to everyone who took time to build book lists celebrating the 2014 CanLit publishing season. The following entrants win one of the books longlisted for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize: Jenn (@ihugducks) CanLit Animals Allegra Young (@ayoungvoice) covers i’d frame & put on the wall Casey [...]

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