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As part of the warmup to last week's big Giller night, André Alexis and the other Giller finalists met with CBC News to imagine adaptations of their nominated books.

Watch the video here.

In the wake of BUTCHER's lauded reception at Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary in 2014, Nicolas Billon's latest play is being produced across the country, proving the popularity - in Billon's hands, at least - of contemporary takes on ancient Greek themes. 

A round of applause for Andy McGuire, who after a well-fought battle of words, won the first-ever Poetry Games against the other IFOA authors on November 1st! Andy's prize includes the chance to read at the Bookworm International Literary Festival in Beijing in March.

Andy's new book, Country Club, was just released this fall.

Helen Hajnoczky, author of the forthcoming poetry book, Magyarázni, chatted with Touch the Donkey about an excerpt,  from that project, "Four Poems from Bloom and Martyr," writing practices, cultural identity and poetic influence.

Read the whole conversation here.

All Lit Up's Lisa de Nikolits chatted with Andrew Battershill about his debut novel, Pillow, as part of a multi-part interview series with 'Emerging Canadian Writers.' They talk theme, French Surrealism, and the magic of reading.

André Alexis absolutely crushed is first Twitter experience with #GillerWinner!

An hour-long conversation with fans and other writers, André chatted live about about his upcoming work, what he did to celebrate receiving the 2015 Giller Prize, and of course, dog ownership.

We are so proud and so thrilled to share the news that André Alexis has been awarded the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Fifteen Dogs!

With the Giller announcement looming tomorrow night, Matt Galloway chats with Alana Wilcox, Editoral Director of Coach House Books, and Dan Wells, founder of Biblioasis.

The Xenotext brought back already, you say? Well, yes - but in a Limited Delux Edition, that is!

Let's give a big round of a-paws – André Alexis has been awarded the 2015 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for Fifteen Dogs!