Celebrating the Best and Brightest in BC and Yukon

The BC and Yukon Book Prizes celebrate the achievements of British Columbia and Yukon writers, illustrators and publishers.

Celebrating the Best and Brightest in BC and Yukon

The BC and Yukon Book Prizes celebrate the achievements of British Columbia and Yukon writers, illustrators and publishers.

The West Coast Book Prize Society recognizes and promotes the achievements of the book community in BC and Yukon through the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and related programs.

Announcements

That’s My Sweater!

That’s My Sweater!

by Jessika Von Innerebner

illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner

Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd.

PAWS: Mindy Makes Some Space

PAWS: Mindy Makes Some Space

by Nathan Fairbairn

illustrated by Michele Assarasakorn

Publisher: Razorbill | Penguin Random House Canada

Weird Rules to Follow

Weird Rules to Follow

by Kim Spencer

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

HARROWINGS

HARROWINGS

by Cecily Nicholson

Publisher: Talonbooks

The Sounds of Life: How Digital Technology Is Bringing Us Closer to the Worlds of Animals and Plants

The Sounds of Life: How Digital Technology Is Bringing Us Closer to the Worlds of Animals and Plants

by Karen Bakker

Publisher: Princeton University Press

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies

by Tsering Yangzom Lama

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart | Penguin Random House Canada

Return to Solitude: More Desolation Sound Adventures with the Cougar Lady, Russell the Hermit, the Spaghetti Bandit and Others

Return to Solitude: More Desolation Sound Adventures with the Cougar Lady, Russell the Hermit, the Spaghetti Bandit and Others

by Grant Lawrence

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

Me Three

Me Three

by Susan Juby

Publisher: Puffin Canada | Penguin Random House Canada

The Acid Room: The Psychedelic Trials and Tribulations of Hollywood Hospital

The Acid Room: The Psychedelic Trials and Tribulations of Hollywood Hospital

by Erika Dyck & Jesse Donaldson

Publisher: Anvil Press

True Reconciliation: How to Be a Force for Change

True Reconciliation: How to Be a Force for Change

by Jody Wilson-Raybould

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart | Penguin Random House Canada

The Flamingo

The Flamingo

by Guojing

illustrated by Guojing

Publisher: Random House Studio | Penguin Random House Canada

Dempsey Bob: In His Own Voice

Dempsey Bob: In His Own Voice

by Dempsey Bob, Sarah Milroy (Editor)

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

Cold Case BC: The Stories behind the Province’s Most Intriguing Murder and Missing Persons Cases

Cold Case BC: The Stories behind the Province’s Most Intriguing Murder and Missing Persons Cases

by Eve Lazarus

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press

What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake and the Worlds They Make

What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake and the Worlds They Make

by Michael J. Hathaway

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Still This Love Goes On

Still This Love Goes On

by Buffy Sainte-Marie

illustrated by Julie Flett

Publisher: Greystone Kids

Her Courage Rises: 50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and the Yukon

Her Courage Rises: 50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and the Yukon

by Haley Healey

illustrated by Kimiko Fraser

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing

The Language of Dreams

The Language of Dreams

by Marion Ehrenberg

Publisher: Friesen Press

Kwändǖr

Kwändǖr

by Cole Pauls

Publisher: Conundrum Press

In the Serpent’s Wake

In the Serpent’s Wake

by Rachel Hartman

Publisher: Penguin Teen Canada

A is for Acholi

A is for Acholi

by Otoniya J. Okot Bitek

Publisher: Wolsak & Wynn

Katherine Munro

Katherine Munro

The Science of Boys

The Science of Boys

by Emily Seo

illustrated by Gracey Zhang

Publisher: Tradewind Books

Uncertain Kin

Uncertain Kin

by Janice Lynn Mather

Publisher: Doubleday Canada | Penguin Random House Canada

Test Piece

Test Piece

by Sheryda Warrener

Publisher: Coach House Books

Each One a Furnace

Each One a Furnace

by Tolu Oloruntoba

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart | Penguin Random House Canada

Knowledge Within: Treasures of the Northwest Coast

Knowledge Within: Treasures of the Northwest Coast

by Pam Brown, Jisgang Nika Collison, Anthony Alan Shelton, and Jodi Simkin. Edited by Caitlin Gordon-Walker. In collaboration with the Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

The Foghorn Echoes

The Foghorn Echoes

by Danny Ramadan

Publisher: Viking | Penguin Random House Canada

Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock

Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock

by Linda Bailey

illustrated by Isabelle Follath

Publisher: Tundra Books | Penguin Random House Canada

Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods

Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods

by Lyndsie Bourgon

Publisher: Greystone Books

The Program

The Program

by Megan Fennya Jones

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions

Echoes of the Supernatural: The Graphic Art of Robert Davidson

Echoes of the Supernatural: The Graphic Art of Robert Davidson

by Gary Wyatt with Robert Davidson. In collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

Namwayut: We Are All One: A Pathway to Reconciliation

Namwayut: We Are All One: A Pathway to Reconciliation

by Chief Robert Joseph

Publisher: Page Two Books

A Minor Chorus

A Minor Chorus

by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton | Penguin Random House Canada

Invisible Boy: A Memoir of Self-Discovery

Invisible Boy: A Memoir of Self-Discovery

by Harrison Mooney

Publisher: Patrick Crean Editions | HarperCollins Canada

Ben the Sea Lion

Ben the Sea Lion

by Roy Henry Vickers

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

I Hope / nipakosêyimon

I Hope / nipakosêyimon

by Monique Gray Smith, translated by Dolores Greyeyes Sand

illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Robin Stevenson

Robin Stevenson

by Robin Stevenson

Refugee Lifeworlds: The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

Refugee Lifeworlds: The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

by Y-Dang Troeung

Publisher: Temple University Press

Get Involved

Membership

You can become a member of the West Coast Book Prize Society at any time of year. Members are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting, are added to our email alerts list, and receive Gala tickets at a discounted price.

Make a Donation

We welcome monetary donations of all sizes year-round. We also welcome in-kind donations. From electronic equipment to courier services to gift certificates for our silent auction, if you have something to share with us, we’d love to hear from you.

Sponsorship

Attach your name to one of the Prizes to be awarded at the Gala dinner as well as receive recognition on various promotional materials.