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Sunday, October 25, 2009

Gillers and GG's

For all those who buy the Giller and GG short list either for themselves or Xmas presents, here are the lists.

Giller Finalists
Kim Echlin for her novel THE DISAPPEARED, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada
• Annabel Lyon for her novel THE GOLDEN MEAN, published by Random House Canada
• Linden MacIntyre for his novel THE BISHOP’S MAN, published by Random House Canada
Colin McAdam for his novel FALL, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada
Anne Michaels for her novel THE WINTER VAULT, published by McClelland & Stewart

This year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize will be announced on November 10th at Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel at a gala black tie dinner and award ceremony.

Governor General Literary Award Finalists
Michael Crummy for GALORE (Doubleday)
Annabel Lyon for THE GOLDEN MEAN (Random House)
• Alice Munro for TOO MUCH HAPPINESS (McClelland and Stewart)
Kate Pullinger for THE MISTRESS OF NOTHING (McArthur and Co.)
Deborah Wills for VANISHING AND OTHER STORIES (Penguin Group)

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, will present the 2009 Literary Awards on Thursday, November 26, at 6 p.m. at Rideau Hall.

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