City of Vancouver Book Award

City of Vancouver Book Award

The annual City of Vancouver Book Award has been recognizing authors of excellence of any genre since 1989. These authors contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver's history, unique character, or the achievements of its residents.

The $3,000 prize is funded by the City's Publishing Reserve, which was established in 1977 as a permanent legacy for Vancouver writers and publishers.

Entries welcome for 2019 Book Award

We are accepting submissions for the 2019 Book Award until May 23.

Learn more and submit your book

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Get details City of Vancouver Book Award winners and finalists from current and previous years.

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