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Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner win the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner win the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner have won the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize for their book, Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicine 

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Amanda Swinimer finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
Amanda Swinimer finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Amanda Swinimer has been announced as a finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for her book, The Science and Spirit of Seaweed: Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest.

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Barry Gough finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
Barry Gough finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Barry Gough has been shortlisted for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for his book, Possessing Meares Island: A Historian’s Journey into the Heart of Clayoquot Sound

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Undoing Hours by Selina Boan wins an Indigenous Voices Award
Undoing Hours by Selina Boan wins an Indigenous Voices Award

Recipients of the fifth annual Indigenous Voices Awards have been announced, and Selina Boan has won the published poetry in English category for her book, Undoing Hours (Nightwood Editions).

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Harbour Publishing titles included in 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes shortlists
Harbour Publishing titles included in 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes shortlists

The shortlists for the 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes have been announced, and several Harbour Publishing books have been included. Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner are shortlisted for the Roder...

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Three Harbour titles on 2022 Ryga Award Shortlist
Three Harbour titles on 2022 Ryga Award Shortlist

The 2022 Ryga Award shortlist has been announced, and three Harbour books have been included: Becoming Vancouver, Possessing Meares Island, and Creeland.

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British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer Shortlisted for 2022 Jeanne Clark Award!
British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer Shortlisted for 2022 Jeanne Clark Award!

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer, written by Claudia Cornwall, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Jeanne Clark Award. This award is presented annually by the Prince George Public Library to individuals or groups for outstanding contributions in the preservation and promotion of local history in the categories of Publication and Service. 

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Retired paramedic wins Independent Book Publisher Award
Retired paramedic wins Independent Book Publisher Award

Retired paramedic and author Graeme Taylor has won a bronze medal in the 2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards for A Paramedic’s Tales: Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories. This BC bestseller ...

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Book cover of Orrery by Donna Kane. It's a dark blue space motif with a grey satellite and a cluster of stars in the bottom third of the cover.
Orrery, by Donna Kane, finalist for the 2020 Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry

We're thrilled to share that Donna Kane's Orrery has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 Governor General's Literary Awards in the poetry category.  Orrery is a collection of poems inspired by Pioneer...

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Sunshine Coast publishers showcased at the BC and Yukon Book Prizes
Sunshine Coast publishers showcased at the BC and Yukon Book Prizes

The Sunshine Coast is well represented in this year’s BC and Yukon Book Prizes shortlist. Harbour Publishing’s British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer, by North Vancouver author Claudia Co...

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