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Celebrate BC’s Book Publishing Industry in April

Apr 7, 2016 | News, Uncategorized

BC Book Prizes Soirée
Wednesday, April 6

Nominees will be celebrated at this free event that kicks off the festivities at Studio Records in downtown Vancouver.

BC Book Day At the Legislature
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Judith Guichon, lieutenant-governor of British Columbia, MLA and house speaker Linda Reid and other MLAs will meet with the province’s publishers, authors, writers’ festival directors, librarians and booksellers. A proclamation will be read in the Legislature.

32nd Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Winners of the BC Book Prizes will be announced, and Alan Twigg receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence at the Government House in Victoria. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, will be in attendance.

A selection of authors will be part of BC Book Prizes On Tour. The author reading tour takes finalists to schools and public venues in many communities throughout BC in April.

For more details on the many events, visit the BC Book Prizes website.

Read the Association of Book Publishers of BC’s Press Release (PDF) on the accomplishments of BC publishers and authors.