Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition

Book, Fernie at War wins Community History Award

Victoria author Wayne Norton was awarded the community history award, a $500 prize, for his book, Fernie at War: 1914-1919, published by Caitlin Press. In his new book, Fernie...
High water: Living with the Fraser Floods

2006 – Watt, K. Jane

Watt, K.J. (2006). High water: Living with the Fraser Floods. Abbotsford, B.C.: Dairy Industry Historical Society of BC. This comprehensive book looks at the flood history of...

In the Press — News from conference reaches corners of the province

Stories of award winners and news of the BCHF conference were shared around the province by the press. Read the stories here: Langley Advance....
Historical Atlas of Vancouver

2005 – Hayes, Derek

Hayes, D. (2005). Historical Atlas of Vancouver.  Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre. Gathered together in a single volume for the first time, here are the...

Historical Writing Competition — Deadline to apply is December 31

Authors and publishers — you have two months to apply for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing.  Our judges are anticipating another great...
Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen

2003 – Barman, Jean

Barman, J. (2003). Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Shortly after the completion of the...

Shortlist Announced for 2019 BCHF Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. Congratulations to all the finalists.
he Chuck Davis history of metropolitan Vancouver

2011 – Davis, Chuck

Davis, C. (2011). The Chuck Davis history of metropolitan Vancouver. Vancouve, BC: Harbour Publishing. In his ambitious magnum opus, The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan...
Lions Gate

1999 – D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton

D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton. (1999). Lions Gate. Burnaby, B.C.: Talonbooks. In addition to celebrating this bridge and its grand design,Lions Gate sets out to reveal these...

Winners of the 36th annual BCHF Historical Writing Competition announced

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia. The prizes were awarded...