Atwood Among 5 Penguin Random House Canada Scotiabank Giller Prize 2019 Longlisters

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Margaret Atwood’s THE TESTAMENTS is a semi-finalist for the  2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s premier annual fiction award, marking her novel’s second international literary-prize recognition this week, following her Booker Prize short listing. It will be published September 10 by McClelland & Stewart in Canada. and by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in the U.S. 

Of the twelve Giller long-listed titles, announced on September 3, Penguin Random House Canada imprints publish five:

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood (McClelland & Stewart)

Co-edited by Louise Dennys, Executive Publisher, Penguin Random House Canada, and Martha Kanya-Forstner, Editor-In-Chief, McClelland & Stewart.

U.S. (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)

GREENWOOD by Michael Christie (McClelland & Stewart)

Edited by Anita Chong, Senior Editor, McClelland & Stewart.

U.S.. (Hogarth, 2/25/2020)

THE INNOCENTS by Michael Crummey (Doubleday Canada)

Edited by Martha Kanya-Forstner.

U.S.  (Doubleday)

LAMPEDUSA by Steven Price  (McClelland & Stewart)

Edited by Martha Kanya-Forstner.

REPRODUCTION by Ian Willams (Random House Canada)

Edited by Anne Collins, VP & Publisher, Knopf Random House Canada.

A special call out to M&S Editor-In-Chief Martha Kanya-Forstner for her extraordinary hat trick, with three books in the running for this year’s prize.

The complete Giller Long List is here.

Congratulations to Kristin Cochrane, her M&S, RHC, and DDC publishing teams, and of course to our semi-finalist authors.

Ahead: the Scotiabank Giller Short List on Monday, September 30, and the Monday, November 18 Awards dinner.

Posted: September 4, 2019