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Attend the 38th Annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes Gala

Attend the 38th Annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes Gala

The 38th Annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes Gala will take place on Saturday, September 24th, 2022 at 6:00PM at the University Golf Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. Your ticket includes entry to our reception, awards ceremony, dinner, and two bottles of wine per...

BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2021 Winners Announced

BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2021 Winners Announced

The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to announce the winners of the 37th annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Prizes are awarded annually to recognize the achievements of BC authors and publishers. Award winners are selected through a juried system, with five...

Statement about Residential Schools and Call for Action

Statement about Residential Schools and Call for Action

The BC and Yukon Book Prizes stands with the Indigenous communities of British Columbia and Yukon, as well as those across this land we now call Canada, as we grieve the tragedy of the discovery at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Institutional and colonial...

Borealis Prize deadline for nominations extended to June 25, 2021

Borealis Prize deadline for nominations extended to June 25, 2021

The nomination deadline for the 2021 Borealis Prize: The Commissioner of Yukon Award for Literary Contribution has been extended to midnight on June 25, 2021. If you know someone who meets the criteria and deserves special recognition, consider nominating them for the...

BC and Yukon Book Mail

BC and Yukon Book Mail

The BC and Yukon Book Prizes and the Historic Joy Kogawa House present BC Yukon Book Mail. BC Yukon Book Mail invites readers to write letters to Joy Kogawa and Julie Flett, the winners of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, who will respond...

BC & Yukon Book Prizes Welcomes New Executive Director

BC & Yukon Book Prizes Welcomes New Executive Director

With deep appreciation, the BC and Yukon Book Prizes board thanks our departing Executive Director, Sean Cranbury, for leading our society for the past two years with great energy, enthusiasm, and creativity during challenging times. Sean Cranbury was appointed BC and...