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Finalists announced for Victoria Book Prizes

Psychology and Other Stories by C.P. BoykoAnd Nothing But the Truthby Kit PearsonThe Book of Marvels by Lorna Crozier

Some news from our neck of the woods here in British Columbia. Five finalists have been selected for the 2013 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. ┬áThe award goes to the best book published in the preceding year by a Greater Victoria author in the fiction, non-fiction, or poetry categories, though there aren’t any poets in this year’s list. The finalists are:

Psychology and Other Stories by C.P. Boyko (fiction)
The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things by Lorna Crozier (non-fiction)
The World by Bill Gaston (fiction)
The Life and Art of Ina D.D. Uhthoff by Christina Johnson-Dean (non-fiction)
A Crowbar in the Buddhist Garden by Stephen Reid (non-fiction)

The second award is the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize, with three fiction finalists:

Three Little Words by Sarah N. Harvey
One Year in Coal Harbour by Polly Horvath
And Nothing But the Truth by Kit Pearson

Winners for both prizes will be announced on October 16th.

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