The Giller Prize Presents its 2021 Shortlist

the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced, celebrating five Canadian fiction writers and the 28th edition of the Prize.

Iran PressAmerica: The authors named to the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist are:

1. Omar El Akkad for his novel 'What Strange Paradise', published by McClelland & Stewart, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

2. Angélique Lalonde for her story collection 'Glorious Frazzled Beings', published by House of Anansi

3. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia for her novel 'The Son of The House', published by Dundurn Press

4. Jordan Tannahill for his novel 'The Listeners', published by HarperCollins Canada

5. Miriam Toews for her novel 'Fight Night' published by Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

This year’s jury made up of Canadian authors Zalika Reid-Benta (Jury Chair), Megan Gail Coles and Joshua Whitehead, Malaysian novelist Tash Aw and American author Joshua Ferris, narrowed down the 132 submitted works to 12 to create the longlist and today announced the shortlisted authors.


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