The Giller Prize Longlist is out!

Daydreams of Angels
It’s one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Canada, awarded to the author of a novel or short story collection published in English the previous calendar year. For bibliophiles and/or lovers of Canadian literature, it is the basis of many a holiday wish list. This morning the longlist was announced. Read on to discover who was nominated, complete with links to reviews. Did your favorite author or book make the cut?

The Giller Prize longlist, in alphabetical order:

André Alexis, Fifteen Dogs

Samuel Archibald, Arvida (trans. Donald Winkler)

Michael Christie, If I Fall, If I Die

Rachel Cusk, Outline

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

Heather O’Neill, Daydreams of Angels

Russell Smith, Confidence

Anakana Schofield, Martin John

Now we wait until October to find out more!


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