Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition

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....

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...

UBC Press books take top two prizes in the British Columbia Historical Federation Historical...

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. The prizes were awarded on Saturday,...

BCHF announces shortlist for 2018 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. Finalists in Alphabetical...

Media celebrates 2017 BCHF award winners

We are pleased to share the following media stories recognizing some of our 2017 BCHF award winners: "Top of province garners top prize," BC BookLook,...

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)...
Carlo Gentile Gold Rush Photographer by Ron Greene

2015 – Greene, Ronald A.

Greene, R. (2015). Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer, 1863-1866. Victoria, B.C.: Green Frogg Press. Ron Greene's book follows Carlo Gentile, a photographer in Victoria from October 1863 until...
From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War

2014 – Forsythe, Mark and Greg Dickson

Forsyth, M. and Greg Dickson. (2014). From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour...
Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra

2013 – Drew, Ralph

Drew, R. (2013). Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra. Belcarra, BC: Ralph Drew. Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra by Ralph Drew covers the history...
British Columbia: A new historical atlas

2012 – Hayes, Derek

Hayes, D. (2012). British Columbia: A new historical atlas. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2012. Over 900 maps tell the story of the planners, schemers, gold...