Awarded Annually for Outstanding Literary Achievement
in British Columbia.
Each year another commemorative plaque is installed in the Writers’ Walk at the Vancouver Public Library on Georgia Street in Vancouver.
The Mayor of Vancouver, or his representative, attends a presentation ceremony and issues a proclamation in honour of the recipient.
Winners are announced with press releases and a full page notice in B.C. BookWorld which reaches 100,000 readers per issue via more than 900 outlets.
The recipient also receives $5,000.