City of Vancouver Book Award
Deadline: May, annually
Applications available mid-April, annually
Eligibility: Books must be primarily set in, or be about Vancouver. Author's place of residence and where the book was published is not restricted.
Value: $2,000 cash prize
Contact: Marnie Rice
Cultural Services Department
453 West 12th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4
Description: This award recognizes books for their excellence and their contribution to an appreciation and understanding of Vancouver, its history, and the achievements of its residents. Books may be fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, written for adults or children, and may deal with any aspect of the city, including its history, geography, current affairs or the arts.
Further Details: This award is presented by the Mayor at City Hall, in October. Contact the Cultural Services Department for guidelines.
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