Giller Prize Shortlist


The shortlist for the Giller Prize was announced yesterday. The five titles were chosen from a longlist of 12 books announced in St. John’s, Newfoundland on September 17, 2018.

This year the Prize celebrates its 25th anniversary.

The shortlist for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize is:

Patrick deWitt for his novel French Exit, published by House of Anansi Press

Eric Dupont for his novel Songs for the Cold of Heart, translated by Peter McCambridge, published by QC Fiction, an imprint of Baraka Books

Esi Edugyan for her novel Washington Black, published by Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Canada

Sheila Heti for her novel Motherhood, published by Knopf Canada

Thea Lim for her novel An Ocean of Minutes, published by Viking Canada

ScotiaBank Giller Prize