2012 Giller Prize Shortlist Announced!
The 2012 shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, one of the country's most prestigious literary awards, was announced this morning. Congratulations to the authors!
This year's jury is made up of award-winning American author Gary Shteyngart; Canadian writer and an Officer of the Order of Canada Anna Porter; Irish writer and 1993 Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle.
The 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist nominees are:
- Will Ferguson, 419 (Viking Canada)
- Alix Ohlin, Inside (House of Anansi Press)
- Nancy Richler, The Imposter Bride (HarperCollins Publishers)
- Kim Thúy, Ru (Random House of Canada)
- Russell Wangersky, Whirl Away (Thomas Allen Publishers)
For more information on the authors, their novels and the jury citations, please visit the Giller Prize Shortlist webpage.