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February 19, 2013

Date Confirmed for 29th Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala

The recipients of this year’s BC Book Prizes will be announced on Saturday, May 4, 2013, during the 29th Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala at Government House in Victoria. Stay tuned for the finalist announcement on March 14.

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December 11, 2012

Writers’ Union of Canada Short Prose Competition

The Writers’ Union of Canada has announced their 20th Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers. Writers are invited to submit an unpublished piece of fiction or non-fiction of up to 2,500 words. An unpublished Canadian writer will be awarded a $2,500 prize, and the entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three Canadian magazines for consideration. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2013. For more details, visit the Writers’ Union of Canada website.

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November 19, 2012

Membership Drive for the West Coast Book Prize Society

Until the end of the year, every new and renewing member of the West Coast Book Prize Society will receive a mystery book (it could be an art book, a cook book, or even a signed first edition!) worth $20 or more in a canvas book bag and be entered to win an exciting grand prize just for joining. There is also an additional prize for book clubs: a visit from author and BC Book Prize finalist JJ Lee and 12 copies of his book The Measure of a Man. Visit the event page for full details.

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July 12, 2012

People’s Co-op Bookstore Collectable Book Sale

People’s Co-op Bookstore is holding their Collectable Book Sale on Saturday, August 4, between 10 am and 12 noon. You’ll find thousands of fascinating used books including scores of collectables, scarce mid-century Soviet literature, vintage children’s books, and more. Be sure to check it out this August long weekend!

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June 27, 2012

Winners of the Win the Winners Contest Announced

The five winners from the Win the Winners bookstore contest have been drawn!  Congratulations to:

  • Fran Moore – Blackberry Books
  • Jackie Kereluk – Cadboro Bay Book Company
  • Sharene Popiel – Laughing Oyster Bookshop
  • Megan Purnell – Mosaic Books
  • Lois Duncan – Mulberry Bush Bookstore

The Win the Winners Contest will return to a bookstore near you in 2013.

 

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June 19, 2012

Submissions for 2013 BC Book Prizes Now Open

Submissions are now open for the next round of the BC Book Prizes. Publishers and BC authors are invited to submit books that fit the awards criteria for the seven BC Book Prize categories. The submission deadline is December 1, 2012. Nominations for the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence are now being accepted as well. The nomination deadline is Friday, February 1, 2013. Visit our Submission Information page for more details.

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May 17, 2012

Win the Winners Contest Starts May 22

On Saturday, May 12, the winners of the 28th Annual BC Book Prizes were announced. Now the BC Book Prizes - Win the Winners Contest is about to begin! Visit your local participating bookstore between May 22 and June 18 and fill out an entry form for a chance to win a copy of each of this year’s winning books. There are five prize packages available to be won in total, and the winners will be drawn on June 25. Visit the contest event page for more details!

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April 27, 2012

Thank You to Our Silent Auction Donors

The BC Book Prizes On Tour would not be possible without support from the community.  Proceeds from the BC Book Prizes Soirée and Silent Auction help fund the tour, bringing finalist authors to several communities throughout BC to promote youth literacy and the development of the literary arts.  Thank you to the following companies and organizations who donated to the BC Book Prizes Silent Auction this year:

 

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April 26, 2012

Charles Demers to host 28th Annual Gala

This year’s Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala will be hosted by comedian, humourist and author Charles Demers.

In addition to having performed at the Just For Laughs festival and as a regular guest on CBC’s The Debaters and This is That, Demers is the author of the books The Prescription Errors and Vancouver Special, the latter of which was shortlisted for the Hubert Evans BC Book Prize for Non-Fiction. He is a former co-host of The Citynews List, a nightly comedy television newspanel show, and has written and performed comedy for TV, stage, radio and web.

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April 25, 2012

Brian Brett named recipient of the 9th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence

The West Coast Book Prize Society is proud to recognize Brian Brett as the recipient of the 9th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence!

British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Steven Point, will present the award at the Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala to be held at The Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema at SFU Woodwards, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Vancouver. The event will be hosted by author, activist, and comedian Charles Demers.

This prize was established in 2003 by former Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Iona Campagnolo, to recognize British Columbia writers who have contributed to the development of literary excellence in the province. The recipient receives a cash award of $5,000.00 and a commemorative certificate. The 2011 recipient was George Bowering.

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