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

Fake It So Real

Fake It So Real

by Susan Sanford Blades

Publisher: Nightwood Editions

On the Cusp of Contact

On the Cusp of Contact

by Jean Barman; Edited by Margery Fee

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

The Diary of Dukesang Wong

The Diary of Dukesang Wong

by Dukesang Wong; Edited by David McIlwraith; Translated by Wanda Joy Hoe

Publisher: Talonbooks

I Talk Like A River

I Talk Like A River

by Jordan Scott

illustrated by Sydney Smith

Publisher: Neal Porter Books/Penguin Random House Canada

A History of My Brief Body

A History of My Brief Body

by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Canada/Penguin Random House Canada

Grandmother School

Grandmother School

by Rina Singh

illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Vancouver Exposed

Vancouver Exposed

by Eve Lazarus

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press

Heads Up

Heads Up

by Melanie Siebert

illustrated by Belle Wuthrich

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

The E. J. Hughes Book of Boats

The E. J. Hughes Book of Boats

by Robert Amos

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

Princesses versus Dinosaurs

Princesses versus Dinosaurs

by Linda Bailey

illustrated by Joy Ang

Publisher: Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada

Music at the Heart of Thinking

Music at the Heart of Thinking

by Fred Wah

Publisher: Talonbooks

Nobody Ever Talks About Anything But the End

Nobody Ever Talks About Anything But the End

by Liz Levine

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Canada

Following the Good River

Following the Good River

by Briony Penn with Cecil Paul

Publisher: RMB | Rocky Mountain Books

The Ride Home

The Ride Home

by Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Publisher: Orca Books Publishers

The Certainties

The Certainties

by Aislinn Hunter

Publisher: Knopf Canada/Penguin Random House Canada

Orphans of Empire

Orphans of Empire

by Grant Buday

Publisher: Brindle & Glass

Consent

Consent

by Annabel Lyon

Publisher: Random House Canada/Penguin Random House Canada

A Good War

A Good War

by Seth Klein

Publisher: ECW Press

Nerve

Nerve

by Eva Holland

Publisher: Allen Lane Canada/Penguin Random House Canada

I Am Still Your Negro

I Am Still Your Negro

by Valerie Mason-John

Publisher: University of Alberta Press

Burning Province

Burning Province

by Michael Prior

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

by Robert Budd and Roy Henry Vickers

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

eat salt | gaze at the ocean

eat salt | gaze at the ocean

by Junie Désil

Publisher: Talonbooks

Beep Beep Bubbie

Beep Beep Bubbie

by Bonnie Sherr Klein

illustrated by Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal

Publisher: Tradewind

The New Corporation

The New Corporation

by Joel Bakan

Publisher: Allen Lane Canada/Penguin Canada

Genius Jolene

Genius Jolene

by Sara Cassidy

illustrated by Charlene Chua

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Five Little Indians

Five Little Indians

by Michelle Good

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Primary Obsessions

Primary Obsessions

by Charles Demers

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre

Overdose

Overdose

by Benjamin Perrin

Publisher: Viking Canada/Penguin Random House Canada

The East Side of it All

The East Side of it All

by Joseph Dandurand

Publisher: Nightwood Editions

Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North

Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North

by Dan Bar-el

illustrated by Kelly Pousette

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster Canada

Salma the Syrian Chef

Salma the Syrian Chef

by Danny Ramadan

illustrated by Anna Bron

Publisher: Annick Press

Kwanlin Dün

Kwanlin Dün

by Kwanlin Dün First Nation

Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing

Petra

Petra

by Shaena Lambert

Publisher: Random House Canada

Banksy and Me

Banksy and Me

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Publisher: Puffin Books/Penguin Random House

British Columbia in Flames

British Columbia in Flames

by Claudia Cornwall

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

My Art is Killing Me

My Art is Killing Me

by Amber Dawn

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp 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.