Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
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...

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.
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...

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...

Our Coloured Past wins Community History Award

Kyle Kusch signs a copy of Our Coloured Past. Courtesy Arrow Lakes News The Community History Award, part...
Working with wool: a Coast Salish legacy and the Cowichan sweater

2010 – Olsen, Sylvia

Olsen, S. (2010). Working with wool: a Coast Salish legacy and the Cowichan sweater. Winlaw, BC: Sono Nis Press. Cowichan sweaters, with their distinctive bands of design...
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...
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...