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Media Advisory - Behind the Curtain: An exclusive interview with the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury

Friday, October 04, 2013

Media Advisory - Behind the Curtain: An exclusive interview with the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury

09:30 EDT Friday, October 04, 2013

TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Jian Ghomeshi, host of CBC Radio One's Q, will interview the three-member jury of this year's prize - Margaret Atwood, Esi Edugyan and Jonathan Lethem - about the longlist, the upcoming shortlist and what's it like to read close to 150 books to make their decisions. This is the only interview a Giller Prize jury has given in the award's twenty-year history.

WHAT:   Behind the Curtain:  An exclusive interview with the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury
   
WHO:  Host: Jian Ghomeshi, host of CBC Radio One's Q
Panel: 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood, Giller-winning author Esi Edugyan and best-selling American writer, Jonathan Lethem.
   
WHEN:  Monday, October 7, 2013
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Jian Ghomeshi will interview the jury
and open up Q&A from the audience
   
WHERE:  Indigo Manulife Centre
55 Bloor Street West, Toronto
   
WHY:  This interview will offer the audience some insight into the process of jurying, exploring how juries read, what they look for in books and what it's like to read close to 150 books to decide on the longlist, shortlist, and ultimate winner.

This is the only interview a Giller Prize jury has given in the award's twenty-year history.

 

 

SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further information:

Media Inquiries:
Elana Rabinovitch elana@scotiabankgillerprize.ca
T - 416 275 5418

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