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Three BC Book Prize nominations

Three BC Book Prize nominations

The 2019 BC Book Prizes shortlists have been announced, and this year's finalists include our own Amber Dawn's Sodom Road Exit, Lindsay Wong's The Woo-Woo, and Eve Lazarus' Murder by Milkshake!

Amber Dawn's novel Sodom Road Exit is shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize; Sodom Road is also a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, and Amber Dawn was previously shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for Where the words end and my body begins. Lindsay Wong's memoir The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Drugs, Ice Hockey, Ghosts, and My Crazy Chinese Family is named in the Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize category; The Woo-Woo was also shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust of Canada Nonfiction Prize and was a finalist in CBC's 2019 Canada Reads competition. Eve Lazarus' true-crime nonfiction book Murder by Milkshake: An Astonishing True Tale of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer is a finalist for the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award; her book Cold Case Vancouver was shortlisted for the same award.

So many other great titles were shortlisted; click here to see the entire list of BC Book Prize finalists.

Congratulations to Amber Dawn, Lindsay, and Eve!