‘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 Trevor Greene: ‘I am still alive. This is my thank-you letter.’ Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.