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Rolf Knight to receive 2017 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

Local historian Rolf Knight has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award, the province’s most prestigious literary honour.

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New Reads for National Aboriginal Day

A selection of recent works by Indigenous writers and forthcoming Indigenous books in celebration of National Aboriginal Day

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BC Bestsellers | June 17, 2017

The weekly BC Bestseller List represents the top-selling BC published books released within the calendar year.

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Events this Week | June 19-25, 2017

We’re excited to share some great BC book events happening around the province—including Victoria, Chilliwack, and Fort Nelson.

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Chocolate Lily Awards picked by BC’s young readers

BC’s young readers’ choice award, the Chocolate Lily Award, was awarded in three categories on June 9

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BC Bestsellers | June 10, 2017

The weekly BC Bestseller List represents the top-selling BC published books released within the calendar year.

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Events this Week | June 12-18, 2017

With events in all around the Lower Mainland and up the Sunshine Coast, there’s lots going on this week. Here’s a quick snapshot!

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Robin Stevenson talks Pride and celebrating diversity

In honour of Pride Month in June, Robin Stevenson talks about her award-winning book, Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community

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Jordan Abel wins 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize for Injun

Nisga’a writer Jordan Abel has won the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize for his latest collection of poetry, Injun, an erasure book-length poem about racism and the representation of Indigenous peoples.

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Bearskin Diary by Carol Daniels selected for First Nation Communities READ

The jury agreed that Bearskin Diary is an important book telling the story of one of thousands of Aboriginal children taken from their families by provincial governments during the “Sixties Scoop”.