Victoria Book Prize Society

Dawn Green and Pauline Holdstock Win Book Prizes


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

VICTORIA, BC – The Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the winners for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize.

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2016 Winners

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Recipient

Pauline Holdstock
The Hunter and the Wild Girl
Gooselane Editions

About This Work

A feral girl roams the dense forests of nineteenth-century France, stealing food from remote farmyards and avoiding human...

About The Author

Pauline Holdstock is the author of six novels, including Into the Heart of the Country, longlisted for the 2012 Giller Prize...

Bolen Books Children's Book Prize Recipient

Dawn Green
In the Swish
Red Deer Press

About This Work

Bennett Ryan is a superb young basketball player who propelled her team to a regional championship. But in her senior year...

About The Author

Dawn Green graduated from the University of Victoria with degrees in languages and education. She is a high school Spanish...