Click here to view the nominees, who were announced July 4, 2016.
Click here to view the honourable mentions in all categories. Click here to view the finalists in all categories.
Winners will be announced at the Whistler Writers Festival, October 13-16, 2016.
Non-Fiction (WWS) — Sue Oakey Baker Sue Oakey Baker is a teacher, guide, painter and a writer and holds degrees in French Literature and Language Education.
Her photographs and writing have been published in .
Genni was Writer-in-Residence at the Whistler Writers Festival in 2014.
$50 for poetry collections, pamphlets and chapbooks.
The Canadian Authors Association, founded by Stephen Leacock in 1921, is a membership-based organization that offers aspiring, emerging, and professional writers opportunities and resources to hone their writing and business skills, network with others, and thrive in a community of like-minded professionals.
Non-Fiction – JJ Lee JJ Lee is a well-known author, journalist and broadcaster.
In 2014, he hosted the CBC radio show, , was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, the BC Book Prize Huber Evans Non-Fiction Prize and the Hilary Weston Writer’s Trust Prize for Literary Non-Fiction.
There will be a single winner in each category, with two additional finalists.
Jointly administered by the Whistler Writing Society and Vivalogue Publishing, the Whistler Independent Book Awards (WIBAs) provide independent authors with a unique opportunity to have their work recognized through a juried process typically reserved for trade-published titles.
0 per fiction, non-fiction and crime fiction entry (Paypal or cheque made payable to Vivalogue Publishing).
All entries will receive an evaluation from a member of the longlisting committee.