Evolution of a B.C. trilogy

“Brett Grubisic’s (left) River Bend Trilogy novels are set in a fictional town on the Fraser River, based on Mission, B.C. where he grew up. Here, we learn other ways the titles are linked.” FULL STORY

Federation announces 2015 shortlist

May 01st, 2015

The winner of the BCHF Lieutenant Governor’s Histrocial Writing Medal for 2014 will be announced during the Banquet at the annual conference of the BC Historical Federation, held this year in Quesnel on May 21-23.
The finalists are:

Budd, Robert studio vertical

Robert Budd

Budd, Robert – Echoes of British Columbia: Voices From the Frontier – Harbour Publishing

Chapman, Aaron – Live at the Commodore: The Story of Vancouver’s Historic Commodore Ballroom – Arsenal Pulp Press
Chow, Lily Siewsan – Blood and Sweat Over the Railway Tracks: Chinese Labourers Constructing the Canadian Pacific Railway (1880-1885) – UBC and Chinese Canadian Historical  Society of BC
Forsythe, Mark and Greg Dickson – From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War – Harbour Publishing

Paul, Elsie

Elsie Paul

Paul, Elsie – Written as I Remember It: Teachings (??ms ta?aw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder – UBC Press

Sherwood, Jay – Surveying Southern British Columbia: A Photojournal of Frank Swannell, 1901-07 – Caitlin Press
Van den Berk, Bart – The History of Leechtown, Part I: The VIEE and the Discovery of Gold on the Sook and Leech Rivers – VandenBerk-Books
[Lily Chow in red tunic]
 

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