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6:00pm

Between the Pages An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

Eleanor Catton, Kevin Chong, Dionne Irving, CS Richardson

Between the Pages An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

Eleanor Catton, Kevin Chong, Dionne Irving, CS Richardson
18
Wednesday
Oct
2023
6:00pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
CS Richardson - Photo by Jeff Cheong
Dionne Irving - Photo by Myriam Nicodemus
Eleanor Catton
Kevin Chong - Photo by Iris Chia
Kevin Chong - Photo by Iris Chia

Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will take you inside the minds and creative lives of the writers on the 2023 shortlist. 

 

This year’s jury includes award-winning authors Sharon Bala, Brian Thomas Isaac, Rebecca Makkai, Neel Mukherjee and Ian Williams (jury chair).

 

Read the jury citations about each of the shortlisted authors.

 

The five shortlisted authors are:


Sarah Bernstein for her novel Study For Obedience , published by Knopf Canada
Eleanor Catton for her novel Birnam Wood, published by McClelland & Stewart
Kevin Chong for his novel The Double Life of Benson Yu , published by Simon & Schuster
Dionne Irving for her short story collection, The Islands: Stories , published by Catapult Press
CS Richardson for his novel All The Colour in the World , published by Knopf Canada

 

Please note that Sarah Bernstein is unable to join the other finalists at this event.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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