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BC Book Prizes Shortlist Announced

Posted: Thursday March 6, 2008

Harbour Publishing, Nightwood Editions and Caitlin Press are pleased to announce their shortlisted titles for the BC Book prizes:

Harbour Publishing:
Fortunes a River: The Collision of Empires in Northwest America by Barry Gough (Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize).

The Blue Flames that Keep Us Warm by Mike McCardell (BC Booksellers’ Choice Award in Honour of Bill Duthie).

Nightwood Editions:
The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture by Tim Bowling (Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize).

forage by Rita Wong (Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize).

Caitlin Press:
Soft Geography by Gillian Wigmore (Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize).

The BC Book Prizes were founded in 1985, to celebrate BC's writers and publishers. The Prizes are administered and awarded by members of a non-profit society who represent all areas of the publishing and writing community. For a complete list of nominees please visit: