Today the 2009 Giller Prize longlist was announced! I’ll pass you on to KevinfromCanada, who has written up a bit about the prize, a bit about this longlist, and a bit about the Shadow Jury, of which I’m a part.
But, here is the list itself:
- Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood
- Martha Bailie: The Incident Report
- Kim Echlin: The Disappeared
- Claire Holden: The Heart Specialist
- Paulette Jiles: The Colour of Lightning
- Jeanette Lynes: The Factory Voice
- Annabel Lyon: The Golden Mean
- Linden MacIntyre: The Bishop’s Man
- Colin McAdam: Fall
- Anne Michaels: The Winter Vault
- Shani Mootoo: Valmiki’s Daughter
- Kate Pullinger: The Mistress of Nothing
The shortlist will be announced on October 6 (soon!).