Six local authors nominated for B.C. Book Prizes

Six Victoria-area authors are nominated for B.C. Prizes, which will be awarded April 21. Jack Hodgins, Sylvia Olsen, Dan Savard, Eve Joseph, Polly Horvath, and Robert Budd are nominated in fiction, non-fiction, poetry,  children’s literature and booksellers’ choice categories, respectively.

Prize winners will be announced at the Lieutenant Governor’s gala to be held at the  Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver.

The Honourable Steven L. Point, Lieutenant Governor will be in attendance and will also present an award of excellence to a writer who will be announced that evening.

For more information about the prizes, go to www.bcbookprizes.ca

vmoreau@oakbaynews.com