The Scotiabank Giller Prize is worth $70,000 (Cdn) annually. A purse of $50,000 is awarded to the author of the best Canadian full-length novel or collection of short stories published in English. Each of the finalists will receive $5,000.
To be eligible, a book must be a first-edition full length novel or short story collection, written by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
Books must be published in Canada in English between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014 to be eligible for the 2014 Prize.
No self-published books shall be eligible.
The decision of the judges as to whether a book is eligible shall be binding.
The final deadline for receipt of submissions is August 15, 2014.
E-book submissions are encouraged, providing the book is also published in material-bound form. Publishers are asked to provide e-books in addition to material-bound books wherever possible.
Both formats must be submitted and published within two weeks of each other to be eligible.