CBC: 5 Canadian books make shortlist for $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize
As CBC reports on UM alumna Miriam Toews [BA/89, DLITT/17]:
Books by Miriam Toews, Omar El Akkad, Angélique Lalonde, Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia and Jordan Tannahill have been shortlisted for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize.
The $100,000 prize is the biggest in Canadian literature.
Toews, a writer from Winnipeg who now lives in Toronto, is a finalist for her latest novel, Fight Night. Fight Night is also a finalist for the 2021 Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
The other finalists are making their first appearance on the Giller Prize shortlist.
Read the full CBC story here.