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Giller Prize

Giller Prize
Awarded forEnglish-language Canadian fiction including translations
CountryCanada
Presented byScotiabank and the Giller Prize Foundation
First awardedNovember 1994; 30 years ago (1994)
Websitescotiabankgillerprize.ca

The Giller Prize (sponsored as the Scotiabank Giller Prize) is a literary award given to a Canadian author of a novel or short story collection published in English (including translation) the previous year, after an annual juried competition between publishers who submit entries. The prize was established in 1994 by Toronto businessman Jack Rabinovitch in honour of his late wife Doris Giller, a former literary editor at the Toronto Star, and is awarded in November of each year along with a cash reward (then CAN$25,000) with the winner being presented by the previous year's winning author.[1]

Since its inception, the Giller Prize has been awarded to emerging and established authors from both small independent and large publishing houses in Canada.

History

From 1994 to 2004, the prize included a bronze figure created by artist Yehouda Chaki.[2] The current prize includes a trophy designed by Soheil Mosun.[3]

On September 22, 2005, the Giller Prize established an endorsement deal with Canadian bank Scotiabank. The total prize package for the award was increased to $50,000, with $40,000 presented to the winning author and $2,500 each for the other four shortlisted nominees. The award's official name was also changed at that time to the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

In 2006, the prize instituted a longlist for the first time, comprising no fewer than 10 and no more than 15 titles. In 2008, the prize fund was increased to $50,000 for the winning author and $5,000 for each of the authors on the shortlist. In 2014, the prize package was expanded further, to $100,000 for the winning author and $10,000 for each of the shortlisted authors.[4] In 2015, the jury was expanded from three to five people.[5]

Over the years, the Giller Prize has run different promotions to extend its recognition and support of Canadian literary talent[6] to highlight all Canadian fiction eligible for the prize in a given publishing year. For example, the Craving CanLit feature (previously called Crazy for CanLit), which highlights the initial list of all titles that are under consideration for the award's longlist and shortlist nominations, seeks to publicize Canadian literature by engaging readers and writers through social media tools. Another online initiative started in 2021, the Giller Book Club, featuring virtual author readings and interviews, got off to a bumpy start when the inaugural offering was the victim of zoombombing.[7]

Since Rabinovitch's death in 2017, the Giller Prize Foundation is now overseen by his daughter Elana Rabinovitch.[8]

Cultural debate

Following Vincent Lam's win of the Giller Prize in 2006, Geist columnist Stephen Henighan criticized the Giller Prize for its apparent dependency for its shortlists and winners on books published by Bertelsmann AG-affiliated Canadian publishing houses, all of which are based in Toronto.

Arguing that the trend towards centralization of Canadian publishing in Toronto has led to a monopolistic control of the Giller Prize by Bertelsmann and its authors, Henighan wrote, "Year after year the vast majority of the books shortlisted for the Giller came from the triumvirate of publishers owned by the Bertelsmann Group: Knopf Canada, Doubleday Canada and Random House Canada. Like the three musketeers, this trio is in fact a quartet: Bertelsmann also owns 25 percent of McClelland & Stewart, and now manages M&S’s marketing."[9] Henighan added that all of the Giller Prize winners from 1994 to 2004, with the exception of Mordecai Richler, lived within a two-hour drive of downtown Toronto.

The article raised debate within the media and in the wider public over the credibility of the Giller Prize.[10][11][12] Henighan revisited that article in 2015.[13]

In 2010, there was much talk about how small presses dominated that year’s shortlist.[14] Montrealer Johanna Skibsrud won the Giller Prize that year for her novel The Sentimentalists, published by independent Gaspereau Press. The company produces books using a 1960s offset printing press and hand-bindery equipment.[15] As a result, while there was great demand for the book in the marketplace, the publisher had trouble keeping up with production.[16] In the end, they turned to Douglas & McIntyre,[17] a large West-coast publisher, to print copies of the book.

The Gaspereau situation prompted an examination within the cultural community about what makes a book and the nature of publishing and marketing books.[18] The book also became the top-selling title for Kobo eReaders, outselling even George W. Bush's memoir Decision Points.[19]

Nominees and winners

1990s

Year Jury Author Book Result Ref.
1994 Alice Munro
Mordecai Richler
David Staines
M. G. Vassanji The Book of Secrets Winner [20]
Bonnie Burnard Casino and Other Stories Shortlist [21]
Eliza Clark What You Need
Shyam Selvadurai Funny Boy
Steve Weiner The Museum of Love
1995 Mordecai Richler
David Staines
Jane Urquhart
Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance Winner [22]
Timothy Findley The Piano Man's Daughter Shortlist [23]
Barbara Gowdy Mister Sandman
Leo McKay, Jr. Like This
Richard B. Wright The Age of Longing
1996 Bonnie Burnard
Carol Shields
David Staines
Margaret Atwood Alias Grace Winner [24]
Gail Anderson-Dargatz The Cure for Death by Lightning Shortlist [25]
Ann-Marie MacDonald Fall on Your Knees
Anne Michaels Fugitive Pieces
Guy Vanderhaeghe The Englishman's Boy
1997 Bonnie Burnard
Mavis Gallant
Peter Gzowski
Mordecai Richler Barney's Version Winner [26]
Michael Helm The Projectionist Shortlist [27]
Shani Mootoo Cereus Blooms at Night
Nino Ricci Where She Has Gone
Carol Shields Larry's Party
1998 Margaret Atwood
Guy Vanderhaeghe
Peter Gzowski
Alice Munro The Love of a Good Woman Winner [28]
André Alexis Childhood Shortlist [29]
Gail Anderson-Dargatz A Recipe for Bees
Barbara Gowdy The White Bone
Greg Hollingshead The Healer
Wayne Johnston The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
1999 Alberto Manguel
Judith Mappin
Nino Ricci
Bonnie Burnard A Good House Winner [30]
Timothy Findley Pilgrim Shortlist [31]
Anne Hébert Am I Disturbing You?
Nancy Huston The Mark of the Angel
David Macfarlane Summer Gone

2000s

Year Jury Author Book Result Ref.
2000 Margaret Atwood
Alistair MacLeod
Jane Urquhart
Michael Ondaatje Anil's Ghost Winner [32]
David Adams Richards Mercy Among the Children
Alan Cumyn Burridge Unbound Shortlist [33]
Elizabeth Hay A Student of Weather
Eden Robinson Monkey Beach
Fred Stenson The Trade
2001 David Adams Richards
Joan Clark
Robert Fulford
Richard B. Wright Clara Callan Winner [34]
Sandra Birdsell The Russlander Shortlist [35]
Michael Crummey River Thieves
Michael Redhill Martin Sloane
Jane Urquhart The Stone Carvers
Timothy Taylor Stanley Park
2002 Barbara Gowdy
Thomas King
W. H. New
Austin Clarke The Polished Hoe Winner [36]
Bill Gaston Mount Appetite Shortlist [37]
Wayne Johnston The Navigator of New York
Lisa Moore Open
Carol Shields Unless
2003 Rosalie Abella
David Staines
Rudy Wiebe
M. G. Vassanji The In-Between World of Vikram Lall Winner [38]
Margaret Atwood Oryx and Crake Shortlist [39]
John Bemrose The Island Walkers
John Gould Kilter: 55 Fictions
Ann-Marie MacDonald The Way the Crow Flies
2004 Charlotte Gray
Alistair MacLeod
M. G. Vassanji
Alice Munro Runaway Winner [40]
Shauna Singh Baldwin The Tiger Claw Shortlist [41]
Wayson Choy All That Matters
Pauline Holdstock Beyond Measure
Miriam Toews A Complicated Kindness
Paul Quarrington Galveston
2005 Warren Cariou
Elizabeth Hay
Richard B. Wright
David Bergen The Time in Between Winner [42]
Joan Barfoot Luck Shortlist [43]
Camilla Gibb Sweetness in the Belly
Lisa Moore Alligator
Edeet Ravel A Wall of Light
2006 Adrienne Clarkson
Alice Munro
Michael Winter
Vincent Lam Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Winner [44]
Rawi Hage De Niro's Game Shortlist [45]
Pascale Quiviger (Sheila Fischman, tr.) The Perfect Circle
Gaétan Soucy (Lazer Lederhendler, tr.) The Immaculate Conception
Carol Windley Home Schooling
Caroline Adderson Pleased to Meet You Longlist [46]
Todd Babiak The Garneau Block
Randy Boyagoda Governor of the Northern Province
Douglas Coupland JPod
Alan Cumyn The Famished Lover
David Adams Richards The Friends of Meager Fortune
Kenneth J. Harvey Inside
Wayne Johnston The Custodian of Paradise
Annette Lapointe Stolen
Russell Wangersky The Hour of Bad Decisions
2007 David Bergen
Camilla Gibb
Lorna Goodison
Elizabeth Hay Late Nights on Air Winner [47]
Michael Ondaatje Divisadero Shortlist [48]
Daniel Poliquin (Donald Winkler, tr.) A Secret Between Us
M. G. Vassanji The Assassin's Song
Alissa York Effigy
David Chariandy Soucouyant Longlist [49]
Sharon English Zero Gravity
Barbara Gowdy Helpless
Lawrence Hill The Book of Negroes
Paulette Jiles Stormy Weather
D. R. MacDonald Lauchlin of the Bad Heart
Claire Mulligan The Reckoning of Boston Jim
Mary Novik Conceit
Michael Winter The Architects Are Here
Richard B. Wright October
2008 Margaret Atwood
Bob Rae
Colm Tóibín
Joseph Boyden Through Black Spruce Winner [50]
Anthony De Sa Barnacle Love Shortlist [51]
Marina Endicott Good to a Fault
Rawi Hage Cockroach
Mary Swan The Boys in the Trees
David Bergen The Retreat Longlist [52]
Austin Clarke More
Emma Donoghue The Sealed Letter
Steven Galloway The Cellist of Sarajevo
Kenneth J. Harvey Blackstrap Hawco
Patrick Lane Red Dog, Red Dog
Pasha Malla The Withdrawal Method
Paul Quarrington The Ravine
Nino Ricci The Origin of Species
David Adams Richards The Lost Highway
2009 Russell Banks
Victoria Glendinning
Alistair MacLeod
Linden MacIntyre The Bishop's Man Winner [53]
Kim Echlin The Disappeared Shortlist [54]
Annabel Lyon The Golden Mean
Colin McAdam Fall
Anne Michaels The Winter Vault
Margaret Atwood The Year of the Flood Longlist [55]
Martha Baillie The Incident Report
Claire Holden Rothman The Heart Specialist
Paulette Jiles The Color of Lightning
Jeanette Lynes The Factory Voice
Shani Mootoo Valmiki's Daughter
Kate Pullinger The Mistress of Nothing

2010s

Year Jury Author Book Result Ref.
2010 Michael Enright
Claire Messud
Ali Smith
Johanna Skibsrud The Sentimentalists Winner [56]
David Bergen The Matter with Morris Shortlist [57]
Alexander MacLeod Light Lifting
Sarah Selecky This Cake Is for the Party
Kathleen Winter Annabel
Douglas Coupland Player One Longlist [58]
Michael Helm Cities of Refuge
Avner Mandelman The Debba
Tom Rachman The Imperfectionists
Cordelia Strube Lemon
Joan Thomas Curiosity
Jane Urquhart Sanctuary Line
Dianne Warren Cool Water
2011 Annabel Lyon
Howard Norman
Andrew O'Hagan
Esi Edugyan Half-Blood Blues Winner [59]
David Bezmozgis The Free World Shortlist [60]
Lynn Coady The Antagonist
Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers
Zsuzsi Gartner Better Living Through Plastic Explosives
Michael Ondaatje The Cat's Table
Clark Blaise The Meagre Tarmac Longlist [61]
Michael Christie The Beggar's Garden
Myrna Dey Extensions
Marina Endicott The Little Shadows
Genni Gunn Solitaria
Pauline Holdstock Into the Heart of the Country
Wayne Johnston A World Elsewhere
Dany Laferrière (David Homel, tr.) The Return
Suzette Mayr Monoceros
Guy Vanderhaeghe A Good Man
Alexi Zentner Touch
2012 Roddy Doyle
Anna Porter
Gary Shteyngart
Will Ferguson 419 Winner [62]
Nancy Richler The Imposter Bride Shortlist [63]
Alix Ohlin Inside
Kim Thúy Ru
Russell Wangersky Whirl Away
Marjorie Celona Y Longlist [64]
Lauren B. Davis Our Daily Bread
Cary Fagan My Life Among the Apes
Robert Hough Dr. Brinkley's Tower
Billie Livingston One Good Hustle
Annabel Lyon The Sweet Girl
Katrina Onstad Everybody Has Everything
C. S. Richardson The Emperor of Paris
2013 Margaret Atwood
Esi Edugyan
Jonathan Lethem
Lynn Coady Hellgoing Winner [65]
Dennis Bock Going Home Again Shortlist [66]
Craig Davidson Cataract City
Lisa Moore Caught
Dan Vyleta The Crooked Maid
Joseph Boyden The Orenda Longlist [67]
Elisabeth de Mariaffi How to Get Along With Women
David Gilmour Extraordinary
Wayne Grady Emancipation Day
Louis Hamelin (Wayne Grady, tr.) October 1970
Wayne Johnston The Son of a Certain Woman
Claire Messud The Woman Upstairs
Michael Winter Minister Without Portfolio
2014 Shauna Singh Baldwin
Justin Cartwright
Francine Prose
Sean Michaels Us Conductors Winner [68]
David Bezmozgis The Betrayers Shortlist [69]
Frances Itani Tell
Heather O'Neill The Girl Who Was Saturday Night
Miriam Toews All My Puny Sorrows
Padma Viswanathan The Ever After of Ashwin Rao
Arjun Basu Waiting for the Man Longlist [70]
Rivka Galchen American Innovations
Claire Holden Rothman My October
Jennifer LoveGrove Watch How We Walk
Shani Mootoo Moving Forwards Sideways Like a Crab
Kathy Page Paradise and Elsewhere
2015 John Boyne
Cecil Foster
Alexander MacLeod
Helen Oyeyemi
Alison Pick
André Alexis Fifteen Dogs Winner [71]
Samuel Archibald Arvida Shortlist [72]
Rachel Cusk Outline
Heather O'Neill Daydreams of Angels
Anakana Schofield Martin John
Michael Christie If I Fall, If I Die Longlist [73]
Patrick deWitt Undermajordomo Minor
Marina Endicott Close to Hugh
Connie Gault A Beauty
Alix Hawley All True Not a Lie in It
Clifford Jackman The Winter Family
Russell Smith Confidence
2016 Samantha Harvey
Jeet Heer
Lawrence Hill
Alan Warner
Kathleen Winter
Madeleine Thien Do Not Say We Have Nothing Winner [74]
Mona Awad 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl Shortlist [75]
Gary Barwin Yiddish for Pirates
Emma Donoghue The Wonder
Catherine Leroux The Party Wall
Zoe Whittall The Best Kind of People
Andrew Battershill Pillow Longlist [76]
David Bergen Stranger
Kathy Page The Two of Us
Susan Perly Death Valley
Kerry Lee Powell Willem De Kooning's Paintbrush
Steven Price By Gaslight
2017 André Alexis
Anita Rau Badami
Richard Beard
Lynn Coady
Nathan Englander
Michael Redhill Bellevue Square Winner [77]
Rachel Cusk Transit Shortlist [78]
Ed O'Loughlin Minds of Winter
Eden Robinson Son of a Trickster
Michelle Winters I Am a Truck
David Chariandy Brother Longlist [79]
David Demchuk The Bone Mother
Joel Thomas Hynes We'll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night
Andrée A. Michaud Boundary
Josip Novakovich Tumbleweed
Zoey Leigh Peterson Next Year, For Sure
Deborah Willis The Dark and Other Love Stories
2018 Kamal Al-Solaylee
Maxine Bailey
John Freeman
Philip Hensher
Heather O'Neill
Esi Edugyan Washington Black Winner [80]
Patrick deWitt French Exit Shortlist [81]
Éric Dupont Songs for the Cold of Heart
Sheila Heti Motherhood
Thea Lim An Ocean of Minutes
Paige Cooper Zolitude Longlist [82]
Rawi Hage Beirut Hellfire Society
Emma Hooper Our Homesick Songs
Lisa Moore Something for Everyone
Tanya Tagaq Split Tooth
Kim Thúy Vi
Joshua Whitehead Jonny Appleseed
2019 Randy Boyagoda
Aminatta Forna
Aleksandar Hemon
Donna Bailey Nurse
José Teodoro
Ian Williams Reproduction Winner [83]
David Bezmozgis Immigrant City Shortlist [84]
Megan Gail Coles Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club
Michael Crummey The Innocents
Alix Ohlin Dual Citizens
Steven Price Lampedusa
André Alexis Days by Moonlight Longlist [85]
Margaret Atwood The Testaments
Michael Christie Greenwood
Adam Foulds Dream Sequence
K. D. Miller Late Breaking
Zalika Reid-Benta Frying Plantain

2020s

Year Jury Author Book Result Ref.
2020 Claire Armitstead
David Chariandy
Tom Rachman
Eden Robinson
Mark Sakamoto
Souvankham Thammavongsa How to Pronounce Knife Winner [86]
Gil Adamson Ridgerunner Shortlist [87]
David Bergen Here the Dark
Emily St. John Mandel The Glass Hotel
Shani Mootoo Polar Vortex
Lynn Coady Watching You Without Me Longlist [88]
Eva Crocker All I Ask
Emma Donoghue The Pull of the Stars
Francesca Ekwuyasi Butter Honey Pig Bread
Michelle Good Five Little Indians
Kaie Kellough Dominoes at the Crossroads
Thomas King Indians on Vacation
Annabel Lyon Consent
Seth Clyde Fans
2021 Tash Aw
Megan Gail Coles
Joshua Ferris
Zalika Reid-Benta
Joshua Whitehead
Omar El Akkad What Strange Paradise Winner [89]
Angélique Lalonde Glorious Frazzled Beings Shortlist [90]
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia The Son of the House
Jordan Tannahill The Listeners
Miriam Toews Fight Night
Cedar Bowers Astra Longlist [91]
Linda Rui Feng Swimming Back to Trout River
Casey Plett A Dream of a Woman
Rachel Rose The Octopus Has Three Hearts
Kim Thúy Em
Katherena Vermette The Strangers
Aimee Wall We, Jane
2022 Kaie Kellough
Katie Kitamura
Casey Plett
Waubgeshig Rice
Scott Spencer
Suzette Mayr The Sleeping Car Porter Winner [92]
Kim Fu Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century Shortlist [93]
Rawi Hage Stray Dogs
Tsering Yangzom Lama We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies
Noor Naga If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English
Billy-Ray Belcourt A Minor Chorus Longlist [94]
André Forget In the City of Pigs
Sheila Heti Pure Colour
Brian Thomas Isaac All the Quiet Places
Conor Kerr Avenue of Champions
André Narbonne Lucien & Olivia
Dimitri Nasrallah Hotline
Fawn Parker What We Both Know
Antoine Wilson Mouth to Mouth
2023 Ian Williams
Sharon Bala
Brian Thomas Isaac
Rebecca Makkai
Neel Mukherjee
Sarah Bernstein Study for Obedience Winner [95]
Eleanor Catton Birnam Wood Shortlist [96]
Kevin Chong The Double Life of Benson Yu
Dionne Irving The Islands
C. S. Richardson All the Colour in the World
David Bergen Away from the Dead Longlist [97]
Nina Dunic The Clarion
Erum Shazia Hasan We Meant Well
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer Wait Softly Brother
Menaka Raman-Wilms The Rooftop Garden
Kasia Van Schaik We Have Never Lived on Earth
Deborah Willis Girlfriend on Mars

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