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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents Its 2017 Longlist

September 18, 2017 (St. John’s, NL) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for this year’s award. The 2016 prize winner, Madeleine Thien, announced the longlist titles during a ceremony at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The twelve titles were chosen from a field of 112 books submitted by 73 […]

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize and Audible Announce Exclusive Audiobook Sponsorship

September 13, 2017 (Toronto, ON) Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, is pleased to announce that Audible, the world’s largest seller and producer of digital audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, will be the exclusive audiobook sponsor of the prize. Audible will launch its dedicated Canadian service,, today at Union Station. Actress […]

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Jack Rabinovitch, Founder of The Giller Prize

It is with enormous sadness that the family of Jack Rabinovitch announces his death on August 6, 2017, at Sunnybrook Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in a catastrophic fall at his home a few days ago. He died surrounded by the love and support of his three daughters Noni, Daphna, and Elana, his […]

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#GillerWinner Twitter chat: Thursday, November 10, 2016

How does it feel to be the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Madeleine? How do you feel about how Do Not Say We Have Nothing has touched readers’ hearts and challenged their thinking? As a writer, what are you looking forward to tackling next? If you can fit it into a tweet, we welcome you […]

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Madeleine Thien Wins the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 7, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) – Madeleine Thien has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Steve Patterson, attended by nearly 500 members of […]

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