iSchool alumni shortlisted for BC Book Prizes

Several iSchool alumni are finalists for the BC Book Prizes:

  • Bill Richardson (MLIS ’79) was shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature prize for his book The Alphabet Thief, illustrated by Roxanna Bikadoroff.
  • Zoey Peterson (MLIS ’13) was shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for her book Next Year, For Sure.
  • Kallie George (MACL ’07) was shortlisted for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize for her book Heartwood Hotel Book 1: A True Home.

Congratulations to Bill, Zoey and Kallie! iSchool MACL adjunct professor Julie Flett was also nominated for an award.

The winners will be announced on Friday, May 4, 2018. View the full list of finalists on the BC Book Prizes website.

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