The shortlists for the 2017 BC Book Prizes have been announced! Congratulations to all the finalists.
The nominees will be celebrated at the BC Book Prizes Soirée, a free casual celebratory event to kick off the festivities, on Wednesday, April 5, in downtown Vancouver (venue TBA).
The winners will be announced at the 33rd Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel in Vancouver. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, will be in attendance. Gala tickets will be available for purchase online starting Monday, March 13.
A selection of the shortlisted authors (to be announced in the coming weeks) will be part of BC Book Prizes On Tour. This author reading tour will take finalists to schools and public venues in many communities throughout BC from April 10-28. Stay tuned for more details!