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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...

November 2020 news

November 2020 news

  2020 stickers are here! It’s been a couple months since the winners and finalists were announced at our virtual gala and we’ve seen this year’s stickers appearing on the beautiful book covers.We have stickers available for finalists and winners! Physical...

Let’s Celebrate!

Let’s Celebrate!

The 2020 BC and Yukon Book Prizes Gala is a unique event. It’s our first attempt at an online presentation of the Prizes and we want to offer the finalists, publishers, and writing community as many options for viewing and/or participating in the event as possible....

Call for Directors to Join Our Board in 2020

Call for Directors to Join Our Board in 2020

The West Coast Book Prize Society continues to grow as we head into 2020 and beyond. Exciting new opportunities means that we are ready to invite applications for new Board members with governance and fundraising expertise. We specifically require Board members who...