Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition

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...
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...

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...
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...
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....

BCHF conference preview: Awards gala

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

BCHF conference: Connections 2021 at Surrey

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