The shortlists for the 2018 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 in early April (date and venue TBA).
The winners will be announced at the 34th Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in downtown Vancouver. Gala tickets will be available for purchase online starting Monday, March 19.
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 16-May 3. Stay tuned for more details!