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Okanagan / Vancouver Island Tour Leg 2010

April 19, 2010 to April 23, 2010

Event Date(s)

April 19-23, 2010


Public events in Penticton, Courtenay, Nanaimo, and Sidney.

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be touring the Okanagan and Vancouver Island from April 19–23. We will be visiting schools, bookstores and libraries in the lovely communities of Kelowna, Penticton, Princeton, Courenay, Nanaimo, and a special event in Sidney.

Two shortlisted authors will be touring the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

Fiona Bayrock
Bubble Homes and Fish Farts
shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize

Ehor Boyanowsky
Savage Gods, Silver Ghosts: In the Wild with Ted Hughes
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

Meet the authors and have your books signed at these free public events:

PENTICTON | Monday, April 19
Hooked on Books | 7:00 pm
225 Main Street | 778-476-5621

COURTENAY | Wednesday, April 21
Courtenay Public Library | 7:00 pm
300 – 6th Street | 250-334-3369

NANAIMO | Thursday, April 22
Bldg 305 – 4th floor Lounge | 7:00 pm
900 Fifth Street | 250-740-6200
hosted by the Vancouver Island University Bookstore

SIDNEY * | Friday, April 23
Sidney/North Saanich Branch Library | 7:00 pm
10091 Resthaven Drive | 250-656-0944
* Special event with the Southern BC tour authors Sylvia Olsen and Fred Wah


April 19, 2010
April 23, 2010
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West Coast Book Prize Society
(778) 987-8774