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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

2016 Giller Prize Longlist

Last week, I was on a short vacation so didn’t have the time to post news items.  By now most Canadian readers know that the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist was released:

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad
Yiddish for Pirates by Gary Barwin
Pillow by Andrew Battershill
Stranger by David Bergen
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux
The Two of Us by Kathy Page (story collection)
Death Valley by Susan Perly
Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush by Kerry Lee Powell (story collection)
By Gaslight by Steven Price
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

The shortlist will be revealed on September 26, and the winner will be announced on November 7.