The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) announced the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition at the BCHF Annual Conference on May 28th. Many of the titles have been reviewed in BC Studies.
The Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing 2015
The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia presented the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for historical writing and $2,500 to Ronald A. Greene for Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer, 1863-1866 by Ronald A. Greene (Greene Frogge Press)
Read our review of Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer, 1863-1866 here.
2nd prize, $1500. Ferries & Fjords: The History of Indian Arm by Ralph Drew (self-published).
3rd prize, $500. Watershed Moments: A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District by Christine Dickinson, Deborah Griffiths, Judy Hagen & Catherine Siba (Harbour Publishing).
Read our review of Watershed Moments: A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District here.
For a full list of winners, special mentions, please visit the BCHF website.