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The Booker, the Writers' Trust, and the Giller : Key Award Dates!

Sep 28, 2022

For fans of literary fiction, the autumn season brings longlists, shortlists, and celebratory events recognizing exceptional works and their authors. Three awards of note with approaching shortlists and finalist galas include:

The Booker Prize for Fiction

The Booker Prize recognizes outstanding works of fiction written in English and published in the UK and Ireland. Learn more about this year's panel of judges, past winners, and eligibility here. This year's prize is awarded on October 17, 2022. 

The Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

The Writers' Trust "recognizes writers of exceptional talent for the best novel or short story collection of the year." Review their selection of finalists for 2022 and check back to find out the winner on November 2, 2022.

The Scotiabank Giller Prize

Rounding out the awards is the Giller Prize, honouring "the best Canadian novel, graphic novel or short story collection published in English." Get ready for their shortlist release on September 27, with a finalist gala and winner set for November 7, 2022.

Take note of those key dates, update your reading lists, and take joy in celebrating great writing!

Booker Prize Shortlist 2022
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Finalists for the 2022 Booker Prize. The winner will be announced on October 17, 2022.

Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize 2022
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The 2022 finalists for the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Winner announced on November 7, 2022.

Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist 2022
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Longlist nominees for the Giller Prize for Fiction. The shortlist finalists will be announced September 27th. The winner will be announced November 7, 2022.