Yiddish for Pirates nominated for the GG

Another award nomination for Yiddish for Pirates! Gary Barwin’s novel is shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction.

The winners of the GGs will be announced on October 25th. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the GG awards.

Yiddish for Pirates is a Random House Canada New Face of Fiction, and is also shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. The winner of the Giller Prize will be announced on November 7th.

The novel will be released in paperback soon! Here’s the cover…




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