Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Screenshot of Barry Gough being interviewed about his book Possessing Meares Island. An image of the book cover is shown next to Barry

In Conversation with Barry Gough: Possessing Meares Island

British Columbia History magazine's Aimee Greenaway interviewed Dr. Barry Gough, award-winning author of Possessing Meares Island: A Historian's Journey Through the Past...

Possessing Meares Island wins Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing

A book that links early maritime history, Indigenous land rights, and modern environmental advocacy in the Clayoquot...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow: A presentation by Catherine Clement

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow, written by Catherine Clement and published by the Chinese Canadian Historical...

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens wins Lieutenant Governor’s Medal

A remarkable book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten was named the...

BCHF conference: Connections 2021 at Surrey

The province’s largest historical organization successfully conducted its first virtual conference in partnership with the Surrey Historical...

BCHF conference preview: Awards gala

Find out who will win the Lieutenant Governor's medal for historical writing at our Awards Gala on...
Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

Finalists announced for Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the annual Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition. The 2021...

What to read? List of 2019 winners and participants for the BCHF historical writing...

https://youtu.be/ClTiKDxhaN0 Winners Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing Michael Layland, In...

Interview with Kyle Kusch

Take a virtual trip to Nakusp through this interview with Arrow Lake Historical Society's Kyle Kusch. Kyle walks us through the stories...

Interview with Wendy Wickwire

Last month BCHF's Mark Forsythe caught up with Wendy Wickwire, runner up in the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing competition....