B.C. Books Shone at the 2023 Banff Mountain Book Competition

The Banff Mountain Book Competition, an internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms, has recently unveiled its winners, with the distinction of two originating from British Columbia!

B.C. Finalists for the 2023 Governor General’s Literary Awards

The Governor General's Literary Awards stand as a cornerstone of Canada's rich literary landscape, representing both tradition and excellence.

Celebrating Excellence in Children’s Literature: The 2023 CCBC Awards

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) recently made waves in the literary world as it unveiled the winners of its prestigious English-language children's book awards. This year's celebration was a momentous occasion, marking the 25th anniversary of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction. The winners have not only captured our hearts but have also made history.

B.C. Book Profile: Okanagan Eats

Discover the culinary treasures of the Okanagan Valley in "Okanagan Eats: Signature Chefs' Recipes from British Columbia's Wine Valleys" by Dawn Postnikoff and Joanne Sasvari.

Scotiabank Giller Prize Unveils its 2023 Shortlist

On October 11, the Scotiabank Giller Prize unveiled its 2023 shortlist, marking the 30th anniversary of the renowned literary award. 

2023 BC and Yukon Book Prize Winners Announced

The West Coast Book Society has announced the winners for the 2023 B.C. and Yukon Book Prizes.

B.C.’s Nightwood Editions included on 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist

Twelve outstanding Canadian authors have been named to the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Kicking off the 30th anniversary of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, 2022’s winner Suzette Mayr, announced the longlist in St. John’s, NFLD to…

Nine Ten Publications Share their Passion for Fibre and Textiles in Digits + Threads Magazine

Nine Ten publishes non-fiction books by residents of Canada on topics related to art, craft and creativity. They are interested, especially, in books that are decidedly not "mainstream"—books that explore a topic or topics deeply, written…

B.C. Publishers and Writers Celebrated at the 2023 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is Canada's longest-running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers. Featuring established literary stars and growing new voices, it provides the opportunity for writers and readers to…

Books BC Announces its 2023/24 Poetry in Transit Program in Partnership with TransLink

The Association of Book Publishers of BC (Books BC) has announced the 2023/24 Poetry in Transit program. Now celebrating its 27th year, this community-engagement project, made possible through a partnership with TransLink and BC Transit,…