Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Established in 2003 by the Honourable Iona Campagnolo, the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence recognizes British Columbia writers who have contributed to the development of literary excellence in the Province
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Kit Pearson - recipient of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Canadian writer Kit Pearson, known for her authentic and complex novels for young adults, is the 2014 winner of the B. Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence.

Patrick Lane - recipient of the 2007 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Patrick Lane - recipient of the 2007 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Sarah Ellis - recipient of the 2013 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Sarah Ellis - recipient of the 2013 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Douglas Coupland - recipient of the 2017 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Douglas Coupland - recipient of the 2017 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Alan Twigg - recipient of the 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Alan Twigg - recipient of the 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Betty Keller - recipient of the 2015 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

B.C. author Betty Keller wins prestigious literary award

Most British Columbians don't usually expect a personal call from the Lieutenant Governor, but that's exactly what happened to B. author Betty Keller when she picked up the phone recently.

Lorna Crozier - recipient of the 2013 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

There are not enough superlatives to describe her poetry. Even her prose is poetic. Don't ever ask me to choose between her and Patrick Lane.

Brian Brett - recipient of the 2012 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

To Your Scattered Bodies Go, by Brian Brett ".life all the way back / to the big bang, and the bang we /don’t hear the one that strikes the heart.

George Bowering - recipient of the 2011 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

"This woman appears / thru drift of snow: // a red coat." A Sudden Measure by George Bowering from Changing on the Fly Raincoast Books)

Stan Persky - recipient of the 2010 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

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Terry Glavin - recipient of the 2009 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Terry Glavin - recipient of the 2009 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Gary Geddes - recipient of the 2008 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Gary Geddes - recipient of the 2008 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Jack Hodgins - recipient of the 2006 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Jack Hodgins - recipient of the 2006 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

Robert Bringhurst - recipient of the 2005 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence

I first discovered him when I purchased "A Story as Sharp as a Knife". But it was several years before I discovered his varied and wonderful works. He has the most beautiful mind I think I've ever encountered.

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