City of Vancouver invites submissions for 2015 Book Award

Authors and publishers of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character or the achievements of its residents are invited to submit entries for the annual City of Vancouver Book Award.

Submissions can be of any genre and will demonstrate excellence in content, illustration, design, and/or format. To be eligible, books must be published in 2015 or 2014 and meet the application criteria.

An independent jury will choose the winner of the 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award and the $3,000 prize. The award will be presented in November by Mayor Gregor Robertson at the Mayor’s Arts Awards.

Entry forms and guidelines are available on the City’s website.

Deadline for entries is Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

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