GILLER PRIZE WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED TONIGHT

Nov 07, 2016

By Andy Johnson

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Already critically-acclaimed author Madeleine Thien could land another windfall when the  Scotiabank Giller Prize is awarded tonight.

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The Vancouver-born, Montreal-based writer is up for the $100,000 honour for “Do Not Say We Have Nothing.”  The top-selling novel recently won a $25,000 Governor General’s Literary Award and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize.

Other Giller finalists this year include Ontario-based Emma Donoghue for “The Wonder”,  Montreal-born author Mona Awad for “13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl,” which won a $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award in May and Hamilton based writer Gary Barwin made the cut for his book “Yiddish for Pirates”.

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