THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE 16th ANNUAL SCOTIABANK GILLER LIGHT BASH! The Scotiabank Giller Light Bash, in support of Frontier College, is an exciting evening where people come together to celebrate Canadian literature and raise money for Frontier College, Canada’s original literacy organization. It is a well-known and well-attended cultural event that has become a must-attend event and a highlight of the Canadian literary scene.
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On November 20, in seven cities across the country, lovers of Canadian literature will be getting their read on at the Scotiabank Giller Light Bash. Keep up to date by following us on twitter @GillerLight and on Facebook.
Can’t make the event, but would like to support Frontier College? Make a donation to Frontier College.
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Since 2002, these events have raised over $700,000 for Frontier College and its mission to improve literacy rates across Canada. The Giller Light Bash is one of Frontier College's largest fundraisers in support of a truly important cause!
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Can’t make it to the Gala itself? No problem—you can attend one of the Giller Light Bash events across the country to await the announcement, rub shoulders with authors and book lovers, and enjoy readings, entertainment and prizes.
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Did you know this event began as a house party in Toronto in 2002? It has since grown to a full-scale fundraising event in seven cities across Canada. Past Giller Prize winning authors have included: Madeleine Thien, Margaret Atwood, Will Ferguson, Elizabeth Hay, Rohinton Mistry, M.G. Vassanji, Michael Ondaatje and Alice Munro!
THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE PRESENTS ITS 2017 SHORTLIST: Transit by Rachel Cusk; Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin; Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill; Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson; and I Am a Truck by Michelle Winters.