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Longlist announcement
September 6, 2011

Shortlist announcement
October 4, 2011

Winner announcement
November 8, 2011

ABOUT SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE

The Scotiabank Giller Prize awards $50,000 annually to the author of the best Canadian novel or short story collection published in English and $5,000 to each of the finalists. The award was established in1994 by Toronto businessman Jack Rabinovitch in honour of his late wife, literary journalist Doris Giller. In September 2005, Scotiabank became the first ever co-sponsor of Canada’s richest literary award for fiction. Under the agreement, the prize became known as the Scotiabank Giller Prize. The prize is now in its 18th year.

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