AC affiliates make splash on Giller Prize longlist

Thursday, September 8, 2016

It’s early September and that means school’s in and the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist is out.

Included on this year’s 12-book longlist are four of our creator affiliates.

Access Copyright congratulates:

  • Gary Barwin, Yiddish for Pirates (Random House Canada)
  • Emma Donoghue, The Wonder (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd)
  • Kerry Lee Powell, Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush (HarperAvenue, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd)
  • Zoe Whittall, The Best Kind of People (House of Anansi Press Inc.)

We also salute our publisher affiliates whose books are among the treasured twelve: Penguin Random House, Coach House Books, Biblioasis, Wolsak and Wynn, and House of Anansi Press.

The Giller Prize longlist will be whittled down to a shortlist on September 26. The winner will be revealed on November 7 in a live CBC telecast.