Terasen Lifetime Achievement Award
Deadline: Contact B.C. BookWorld to confirm.
Eligibility: Open to residents of British Columbia. There is no descrimination with regards to genres of writing other than all recipients must be authors of books. Winners are nominated by letters from the general public. A selection committee consists of the board of directors of Pacific BookWorld News Society.
Value: $5,000 prize and the winner's name will be added to the Vancouver Public Library's Walk of Fame on Georgia Street.
Contact: Alan Twigg
c/o B.C. BookWorld
3516 West 13th Ave. (rear)
Vancouver, BC V6R 2S3
Description: Since 1994, Terasen (formerly BC Gas) has been working in partnership with the City of Vancouver (Mayor of Vancouver's office), the Vancouver Public Library and a non-profit society (Pacific BookWorld News Society, founded in 1988) to jointly sponsor and present an annual prize to a senior B.C. author whose enduring contribution to the literary arts spans several decades.
Further Details: To nominate a candidate for the award, send a brief letter or postcard to Terasen Lifetime Achievement Award c/o BC BookWorld.
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