The literary awards program based in Toronto, announces a 2020 shortlist today, with the winner to receive more than US$75,000.
The Giller Foundation in Toronto issues two major grants to writing organizations working in Canada to support Indigenous literature.
On this year’s longlist, the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has chosen five books published by independent publishing houses of Canada.
‘The way trends establish themselves within literary prizes is mysteriously opaque,” writes Brian Bethune. He looks for trends in Canadian prize programs for the country’s robust literary scene.
Twelve wide-ranging titles that explore global themes have been chosen for Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, which highlight Canadian fiction.