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Thursday, November 22, 2007

2008 British Columbia Award for Canadian Non-Fiction shortlist

The 2008 shortlist for Canada's largest literary non-fiction prize, the BC Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, was announced November 22 by British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell. In the running for the $40,000 prize are Donald Harman Akenson, Lorna Goodison, and Jacques Poitras. The shortlist was chosen by a distinguished jury comprising David Mitchell (jury chair), a well-known political commentator and historian; Patrick Lane, one of Canada's finest poets; and Sandra Martin, award-winning senior features writer for the Globe and Mail

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