Kathleen Winter makes short list for $50,000 Giller Prize

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TORONTO — Newfoundland writer Kathleen Winter has made the shortlist for the Scotiabank Gillier Prize for her novel “Annabel,” it was announced today.

The winner of the $50,000 award will be announced next month.

Also making the shortlist is David Bergen with his novel “The Matter With Morris” and  Johanna Skibsrud with her novel “The Sentimentalists.”

Bergen has already won a Giller Prize. He won the Giller in 2005 for “The Time in Between.”

Two short story collections are also in the running: “Light Lifting” by Alexander MacLeod and “This Cake is for the Party” by Sarah Selecky.

The winner will be announced at a Toronto gala on Nov. 9.

This year’s Giller jury is made up of broadcaster Michael Enright, author Claire Messud and writer Ali Smith.

Each finalist receives $5,000.

Organizations: Time

Geographic location: Newfoundland, Toronto

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  • Frank Blackwood
    October 05, 2010 - 16:20

    Good Luck kathleen!! Frank Blackwood Newfoubdland Writer Richmond Hill, Ontario