Blog: Shortlist for the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has announced its 2013 shortlist. The five finalists were chosen by the award-winning, three-member jury empanelled for the 2013 prize: Canadian writers Margaret Atwood and Esi Edugyan; and American author Jonathan Lethem. The shortlist was selected from a longlist of 13 books. One hundred and forty seven titles were submitted by 61 publishing houses from across the country.

Each finalist will receive CDN$5000. The winner, announced in Toronto on November 5, will receive CDN$50,000.

  • Book:Going Home Again
  • Book:Hellgoing: Stories
  • Book:Cataract City
  • Book:Caught (Lisa Moore)
  • Book:The Crooked Maid

Source: www.Scotiabank.com

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