Yesterday the ScotiaBank Giller jury announced its long list for the 2012 prize, and we’re pleased to see National Magazine Award winners among them.
Katrina Onstad (2009 NMA winner for “The Jesus Show” in Toronto Life; also a 9-time NMA finalist) made the Giller long list for her novel Everybody has Everything (Emlem Editions).
Robert Hough (1999 NMA winner for “Prisoner of Love” in Saturday Night; also a 10-time NMA finalist) is Giller long-listed for his novel Dr. Brinkley’s Tower (House of Anansi).
Also among the Giller hopefuls are former National Magazine Award nominees Cary Fagan (My Life Among the Apes), Will Ferguson (419), and Annabel Lyon (The Sweet Girl).
Check out the entire long list at the Giller website, and add these great Canadian novels to your reading list.