Lisa Moore for Caught. Lisa is from St. John's.
Lynn Coady for Hellgoing (a short story collection). Lynn is from Edmonton.
Craig Davidson for Cataract City. Craig is from Toronto.
Dennis Bock for Going Home Again. Dennis is from Toronto.
Dan Vyleta for The Crooked Maid. Dan is the second author in the shortlist from Edmonton.
'Literary excellence is recognizable. You feel it. Even if you can't say why [or] you can't always persuade someone else. You feel it'- Giller juror and author Jonathan Lethem
The winner will be announced November 5/13 at a televised gala which will air on CBC-TV.