Victoria Book Prizes

“Maleea Acker (at left) joins four other writers shortlisted this year for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. Three writers are up for the City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize. Read more here.FULL STORY



January 03rd, 2017

Zoey Leigh Peterson has published her first novel, Next Year, For Sure (Penguin Random House $22) about longtime romantic partners Kathryn and Chris who experiment with an open relationship, which leads them to reconsider everything they thought they knew about love. The story takes place over a year, and is at times tumultuous, revelatory and also funny. Previous to this, Peterson’s fiction appeared in literary magazines such as EVENT, Grain, PRISM international, and The Walrus. She has also been anthologized in The Journey Prize Stories and Best Canadian Stories. She recieved the Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction (The Malahat Review) and the Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award (The New Quarterly). Peterson was born in England, grew up in various places in the United States, and eventually moved to Vancouver. 978-0-385-68677-8

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