Conceived and provided by
Alan Twigg, this reference site is
an adjunct to the BC BookLook
news service, sponsored by
Pacific BookWorld News Society.


ABC Bookworld

A free online information database of B.C. authors

Homepage of author and publisher Alan Twigg

George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

Information regarding the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award for B.C. authors

BC Book Prizes

#902- 207 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7
(604) 687-2405 Fax: (604) 669-3701
Administration for the province’s six main literary awards (for published books)

Association of Book Publishers of B.C.

Suite 107 – 100 West Pender
Vancouver, BC V6B 1R8
(604) 684-0228

Advocacy organization for British Columbia Publishers

Editors’ Association of Canada (EAC)

P.O. Box 1688, Bentall Centre Post Office
Vancouver, BC V6C 2P7
(604) 681-7184
Referral service to individuals and organizations requiring editing services.

Simon Fraser University

Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 5K3
(604) 291-5242 Fax: (604) 291-5239
Research and credit educational courses in publishing, including the Masters in Publishing program.

Federation of B.C. Writers

Suite 410, 119 Pender Street West
Vancouver BC V6B 1S5
Fax: 604-608-5522
Quarterly journal, market information, referrals, information on upcoming events and educational opportunities, public readings, Literary Writes competition, reference library.

Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP)

Suite 401 – 110 Eglington Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1A3
(416) 487-6116
Fax: (416) 487-8815
Primary advocacy organization for Canadian publishers.

The Writers’ Union of Canada

Suite 107 – 100 West Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1R8
(604) 688-1175
Advocacy organization.

B.C. Association of Magazine Publishers

Suite 107- 100 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1R8
(604) 688-1175
Advocacy organization for BC magazine publishers, directory of BC magazines.