Shteyngart is an American writer whose most recent novel, Super Sad True Love Story, is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize in the U.K.
Canada’s Porter is the former publisher and founder of Key Porter Books, and an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction. Her book Kasztner’s Train won the Canadian Jewish Book Award and the Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize.
Irish novelist and screenwriter Doyle’s most recent books include Bullfighting and A Greyhound of a Girl. His novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha won the Booker Prize in 1993.
The Giller Prize longlist will be announced Sept. 4 and the shortlist will be unveiled Oct. 1. The winner will be announced Oct. 30 at a gala ceremony in Toronto. The award is worth $50,000.