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Giller Prize shortlist 2017 announced

In Canada, the shortlist for the C$100,000 ($102,200) Scotiabank Giller Prize 2017 for the best Canadian novel or short-story collection published in English has been announced.

The shortlisted works are:

  • Transit (Rachel Cusk, Jonathan Cape)
  • Minds of Winter (Ed O’Loughlin, Quercus)
  • Bellevue Square (Michael Redhill, Doubleday)
  • Son of a Trickster (Eden Robinson, Knopf)
  • I Am a Truck (Michelle Winters, Invisible Publishing)

Each finalist receives C$10,000 (A$10,200), and the winner also receives a two-week residency at the Leighton Artists’ colony in Banff National Park. The winner will be announced on 20 November at a Toronto ceremony broadcast in Canada on CBC.

 

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