Guess the Giller Contest
(posted Nov 1, 2017)
Correctly predict this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize winner and be entered to win a 2017 longlisted book of your choice, plus a reusable library bag! Enter online or fill out a ballot in the library. The 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize will be awarded on November 20. Our contest winner will be announced the following day.
The Giller recognizes excellence in Canadian fiction and is the largest cash prize for literature in the country with an annual award of $140,000. The five short listed nominees for 2017 are, Rachel Cusk's Transit, Ed O'Loughlin's Minds of Winter, Michael Redhill's Bellevue Square, Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster, and Michelle Winters' I am a Truck. The Giller Prize will be announced November 20 live on CBC during a gala hosted by Mary Walsh, and will be livestreamed at CBCBooks.ca. The gala will also air as a broadcast special on CBC Radio One hosted by The Next Chapter’s Shelagh Rogers and CBC’s q books columnist Jael Richardson.