Francesca Ekwuyasi's Butter Honey Pig Bread longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize
Francesca's debut novel is one of 14 Canadian-authored fiction titles to make the cut, out of a field of 118 books submitted.
Butter Honey Pig Bread is an intergenerational saga about two Nigerian sisters and their mother: a novel about food, family, and forgiveness. Francesca will be appearing at a number of virtual book festivals in Canada this fall, including the Toronto International Festival of Authors, the Ottawa International Writers Festival, the Vancouver Writers Fest, Afterwords (in Halifax), and Thin Air (in Winnipeg). Check out events page for more information as it becomes available.
Congratulations to Francesca and all the authors and publishers longlisted this year!
Click here to see the full longlist.