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Greystone Books is proud to announce that the West Coast Book Prize Society is recognizing Brian Brett as the recipient of the 9th annual Lieutenant Governorís Award for Literary Excellence. Brian Brett is an author, poet and journalist. His award-winning memoir, Trauma Farm, published by Greystone Books, is an irreverent and illuminating journey through a day in the life of a small island farm which he has tended for twenty years.
British Columbiaís Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Steven Point, will present the award at the Lieutenant Governorís BC Book Prizes Gala to be held at The Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema at SFU Woodwards, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Vancouver. The event will be hosted by author, activist, and comedian Charles Demers.
This prize was established in 2003 by former Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Iona Campagnolo, to recognize British Columbia writers who have contributed to the development of literary excellence in the province. The recipient receives a cash award of $5,000.00 and a commemorative certificate.Read more about Brian Brett >>