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

Antonyms for Daughter

Antonyms for Daughter

by Jenny Boychuk

Publisher: Véhicule Press

Finding the Mother Tree

Finding the Mother Tree

by Suzanne Simard

Publisher: Allen Lane | Penguin Random House Canada

Victoria Sees It

Victoria Sees It

by Carrie Jenkins

Publisher: Strange Light | Penguin Random House Canada

Astra

Astra

by Cedar Bowers

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart | Penguin Random House Canada

On the Trapline

On the Trapline

by David A. Robertson

illustrated by Julie Flett

Publisher: Tundra Books | Penguin Random House Canada

Island Eats

Island Eats

by Dawn Postnikoff and Joanne Sasvari

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

Possessing Meares Island

Possessing Meares Island

by Barry Gough

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

NISHGA

NISHGA

by Jordan Abel

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart | Penguin Random House Canada

No Shelter

No Shelter

by Henry Doyle

Publisher: Anvil Press

A Is for Anemone

A Is for Anemone

by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert (Lucky) Budd

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

Ghosthawk

Ghosthawk

by Matt Rader

Publisher: Nightwood Editions

Peter Lee’s Notes from the Field

Peter Lee’s Notes from the Field

by Angela Ahn

illustrated by Julie Kwon

Publisher: Tundra Books | Penguin Random House Canada

Iron Widow

Iron Widow

by Xiran Jay Zhao

Publisher: Penguin Teen | Penguin Random House

blue gait

blue gait

by Shauna Paull

Publisher: Mother Tongue Publishing

A Soft Place to Fall

A Soft Place to Fall

by Tanya Christenson

Publisher: Red Deer Press

We Want What We Want

We Want What We Want

by Alix Ohlin

Publisher: House of Anansi Press

Long Distance

Long Distance

by Whitney Gardner

illustrated by Whitney Gardner

Publisher: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers

Border and Rule

Border and Rule

by Harsha Walia

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing

The Secret Fawn

The Secret Fawn

by Kallie George

illustrated by Elly MacKay

Publisher: Tundra Books | Penguin Random House Canada

Dear Peter, Dear Ulla

Dear Peter, Dear Ulla

by Barbara Nickel

Publisher: Thistledown Press

The Book of Form and Emptiness

The Book of Form and Emptiness

by Ruth Ozeki

Publisher: Viking | Penguin Random House Canada

Luschiim’s Plants

Luschiim’s Plants

by Dr. Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

Monster Child

Monster Child

by Rahela Nayebzadah

Publisher: Wolsak & Wynn

Testimonio

Testimonio

by Catherine Nolin and Grahame Russell

Publisher: Between the Lines

Peyakow

Peyakow

by Darrel J. McLeod

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre

Dog Flowers

Dog Flowers

by Danielle Geller

Publisher: One World | Penguin Random House Canada

Where the Power Is

Where the Power Is

by Karen Duffek, Bill McLennan, and Jordan Wilson

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

Disorientation

Disorientation

by Ian Williams

Publisher: Random House Canada

Spíləx̣m

Spíləx̣m

by Nicola I. Campbell

Publisher: Highwater Press | Portage & Main Press

Boy from Buchenwald

Boy from Buchenwald

by Robbie Waisman with Susan McClelland

Publisher: Bloomsbury | Raincoast Books Inc.

The Midnight Club

The Midnight Club

by Shane Goth

illustrated by Yong Ling Kang

Publisher: OwlKids

Pebble Swing

Pebble Swing

by Isabella Wang

Publisher: Nightwood Editions

Time is a Flower

Time is a Flower

by Julie Morstad

illustrated by Julie Morstad

Publisher: Tundra Books | Penguin Random House Canada

A Lethal Lesson

A Lethal Lesson

by Iona Winshaw

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

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.