‘Time for the thrillah at the Gillah’ The Maclean’s Guide to the Gillers: Photos, interviews, excerpts and full Twitter commentary Bookmarked October 30, 2012 Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 The Scotiabank Giller Prize was handed out Tuesday evening in Toronto. Stay tuned for the results, if you’ve not already heard. First, though: Tweeps at the gala will give you a sense of the scene: [View the story “‘Time for the thrillah at the Gillah'” on Storify] ‘Time for the thrillah at the Gillah’ Our chief book reviewer Brian Bethune ist at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto for Gillers tonight, which will be broadcast live at 9 p.m. (9:30 p.m. NT) on CBC Television. Here’s the scene so far: Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Tue, Oct 30 2012 18:06:56 The host of the evening: Doesn’t our host @Jianghomeshi look fantastic? It’s like he stepped out of an Ian Fleming novel. #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/P0htgf4ZThe Giller Prize Nice view of Giller set as Rick Mercer intros Will Ferguson. #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/JKNNEWYMEli Glasner And the nominees: #Giller2012 Will Ferguson "I’m great! Everyone says that on the red carpet. No one ever says I feel like crap" http://pic.twitter.com/ooeTco1xCBC Books #Giller2012 nom. Russell Wangersky: "Strange to go from working in kitchen + making sure the cat has water to this" http://pic.twitter.com/MnT77Ag3Lindsay Michael #Giller2012 nom Alix Ohlin "I’m so excited to have so many new readers. But I wasn’t expecting the red carpet." http://pic.twitter.com/sUs8ysskCBC Books @DvorahRichler Are these your peeps? RT: The Richler family celebrating #Giller2012. http://pic.twitter.com/11qPPfYM”Sarah Manuel Wow – she looks stunning! RT @cbcbooks Kim Thuy’s dress is by Duy in Montreal! #Giller2012 #GillerPrize http://pic.twitter.com/sLZ6GjM6Random House Canada Some food for thought: Dinner is served at #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/anmS4p7SLindsay Michael RT @cbcbooks: In case you want to know what people are eating at #Giller2012 – here is the menu…. http://pic.twitter.com/wDtMIRsMDina Desveaux The first course of the evening. #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/4VKii8JSThe Giller Prize Behind the scenes at #Giller2012. http://pic.twitter.com/c9hdVkqhThe Giller Prize And some faces in the crowd: Sitting next to a very handsome man in tux #GordonPinsent #Giller2012 http://yfrog.com/kg1y5ltjEleanor Wachtel Albert Schultz photobombs Jack Rabinovitch. Yup, this a fancy party. #giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/jyotoOaUReepche Time for the thrillah at the Gillah "@cbcbooks: The lights are flashing! Time to go in… #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/BBDh7Yd0"Jeff Goodes Jacob Hoggard on the red carpet! It’s his second year at the Giller. #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/5vfodNbOCBC Books Bonding with @KimCattrall over loving @MargaretAtwood, who’s also here at the best lit party ever: #Giller2012 http://pic.twitter.com/8Rg38oi5Jamey Ordolis Check back on Maclean’s.ca for full coverage. Earlier this month, our Brian Bethune interviewed each of the five authors exclusively for the Macleans.ca: Will Ferguson Alix Ohlin Nancy Richler Kim Thúy Russell Wangersky Here’s how our live blog recorded the moments before and after the Giller was awarded: Find all of our 2012 Giller coverage right here. Congrats to Calgary author Will Ferguson who went home with the $50,000 prize. Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: macgiller Advertisement About this author Bookmarked Macleans.ca Other articles All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Week in Pictures Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.