The 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist Announced!
The Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their 2012 longlist today, prompting discussion amongst book lovers, industry professionals and writers across the country. The longlist consists of 13 titles from authors at all stages of their careers.
The 2012 jury consists of Irish author and screenwriter Roddy Doyle, Canadian publisher, writer and essayist Anna Porter and American author and satirist Gary Shteyngart, who will whittle the longlist down to five or six shortlisted titles, with the final winner announced at a televised gala on October 30. The winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize receives $50,000.
The 2012 Longlist:
Congratulations to all the nominees and their publishers from the Open Book team.
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