Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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.  
Atlin: The story of British Columbia's last gold rush

1995 – Dickinson, Christine Frances and Diane Solie Smith

Dickinson, C. & D.S. Smith. (1995). Atlin: The story of British Columbia's last gold rush. Atlin, B.C.: Atlin Historical Society. This book traces the history of...
Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

1989 – Hayman, John

Hayman, J. (1989). Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on...
Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery

1991 – Meggs, Geoff

Meggs, G. (1991). Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery.¬†Vancouver, B.C.:¬†Douglas & Mcintyre.  
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...
Discovering Deroche: From Nicomen to Lake Errock by Daphne Sleigh

1983 – Sleigh, Daphne

Sleigh, D. (1983). Discovering Deroche: From Nicomen to Lake Errock. Deroche, B.C.: D. Sleigh. History of community of Deroche in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia.

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...
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...

Shortlist Announced for 2019 BCHF 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.

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...