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Press Release
posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Madeline Sonik and Caitlyn Vernon Win Book Prizes

Madeline Sonik, author of Afflictions and Departures (Anvil Press), won the ninth annual City of Victoria Butler Book Prize at the Victoria Book Prize Society gala this evening. Caitlyn Vernon, author of Nowhere Else on Earth; Standing Tall for the...
Press Release
posted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Author Jack Hodgins and Illustrator Kristi Bridgeman Win Victoria Book Prize Awards

A Greater Victoria author and an illustrator were recognized for their literary achievements this evening at the 2011 Victoria Book Prize Awards Gala. Jack Hodgins, author of The Master of Happy Endings was named the winner of the 8th annual City of...
Press Release
posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Children of the Klondike and Counting on Hope Win Victoria Book Prizes

At an awards gala this evening, two Greater Victoria authors were recognized for their literary achievements. Frances Backhouse, author of Children of the Klondike, was named the winner of the 7th Annual City of Victoria Butler Book Prize; and...
Press Release
posted on Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Victoria Celebrates Local Writers, Penny Draper & Patrick Lane

Penny Draper won the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize at a gala event last evening at the Union Club of BC. Mel Bolen presented the $5,000 prize for Graveyard of the Sea, the book which is part of the Coteau Books for Kids Disaster Strikes! Series...
Press Release
posted on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Victoria Celebrates Local Writers, Chris Tougas & Arleen Paré

Chris Tougas won the inaugural Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize at a gala event this evening at the Union Club of Victoria. Mel Bolen presented Chris with a cheque for $5,000 for Mechanimals (Orca Book Publishers) which he wrote and illustrated....

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