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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
Phone: 604-871-6634
FAX: 604-871-6005
E-Mail: marnie.rice@vancouver.ca
Website: http://www.vancouver.ca/bookaward

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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