Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition

Winners of British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2016) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...
Circle of Silver

2001 – Parent, Milton

Parent, M. (2001). Circle of Silver. Nakusp, BC: Arrow Lakes Historical Society.  

Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards announced

These prestigious awards celebrate publications from the previous year that contributed significantly to the historical literature of British Columbia.
Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness

1993 – Mitcham, Allison

Mitcham, A. (1993). Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness. Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press.  
The Good Company: An affectionate history of the Union Steamships

1994 – Henry, Tom

Henry, T. (1994). The Good Company: An affectionate history of the Union Steamships. Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing. If British Columbia has a favourite transportation saga, it...
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...
Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan

2007 – Thompson, Judy

Thompson, J. (2007). Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Gatineau: Canadian Museum of Civilization; Seattle: University of Washington Press. Recording Their...
Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods

1992 – Gibson, James

Gibson, J. (1992). Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods. Seattle: University of Washington Press. James Gibson's thoroughly researched and highly detailed study is the first...
Plants of the Haida Gwaii

2004 – Turner, Nancy

Turner, N. (2004). Plants of the Haida Gwaii. Winlaw, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. Plants of Haida Gwaii, written with the cooperation and collaboration of the Haida,...