The Giller Prize shortlist includes six writers this year:
- David Bezmozgis
- Frances Itani
- Sean Michaels
- Heather O’Neill
- Miriam Toews
- Padma Viswanathan
The prize is now worth $140,000, with the winner getting $100,000 and the other four finalists $10,000 each. It is the richest literary award in Canada.
The Giller award ceremony will air on CBC Television on Nov. 10 at 9 p.m.