Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

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Awarded for a work of fiction written by an author from British Columbia or the Yukon. Part of the BC Book Prizes.

See also: profile of Ethel Wilson.

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2013

Also shortlisted:

  • Yasuko Thanh – Floating Like the Dead
  • Anne Fleming – Gay Dwarves of America
  • Anakana Schofield – Malarky
  • C.P. Boyko – Psychology and Other Stories

2012

  • Esi Edugyan – Half-Blood Blues

Also shortlisted:

  • Michael Christie – The Beggar’s Garden
  • Steven Price – Into That Darkness
  • D.W. Wilson – Once You Break a Knuckle
  • Frances Greenslade – Shelter

2011

  • Gurjinder Basran – Everything Was Good-Bye

Also shortlisted:

  • Rifet Bahtijaragic – Chernovs' Toil and Peace
  • Jack Hodgins – The Master of Happy Endings
  • Meredith Quartermain – Recipes from the Red Planet
  • Jack Whyte – The Forest Laird

2010

Also shortlisted:

  • Annabel Lyon – The Golden Mean
  • Michael Turner – 8 X 10
  • Ian Weir – Daniel O'Thunder
  • Deborah Willis – Vanishing and Other Stories

2009

Also shortlisted:

  • Steven Galloway – The Cellist of Sarajevo
  • Paul Headrick – That Tune Clutches My Heart
  • Patrick Lane – Red Dog, Red Dog
  • Andreas Schroeder – Renovating Heaven

2008

Also shortlisted:


2007

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2006

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2005

Also shortlisted:

  • Bill GastonSointula
  • Theresa Kishkan – A Man in a Distant Field
  • Annabel Lyon – The Best Thing for You
  • Patrick Taylor – The Apprenticeship of Dr. Laverty

2004

Also shortlisted:

  • Claudia Casper – The Continuation of Love by Other Means
  • Steven Galloway – Ascension
  • Kevin Patterson – Country of Cold
  • Janet Warner – Other Sorrows, Other Joys: The Marriage of Catherine Sophia Boucher and William Blake

2003

Also shortlisted:

  • Kevin Armstrong – Night Watch
  • Bill Gaston – Mount Appetite
  • Nancy Lee – Dead Girls
  • Gayla Reid – Closer Apart: The Ardara Variations

2002

Also shortlisted:

  • Rebecca Godfrey – The Torn Skirt
  • Andrew Gray – Small Accidents
  • Gayla Reid – All the Seas of the World
  • Timothy Taylor – Stanley Park

2001

Also shortlisted:

  • Barbara Lambert – A Message for Mr. Lazarus
  • Anita Rau Badami – The Hero's Walk
  • Peter Trower – The Judas Hills
  • Jack Whyte – Uther

2000

  • Michael Turner – The Pornographer's Poem

Also shortlisted:

  • Caroline Adderson – A History of Forgetting
  • Zsuzsi Gartner – All the Anxious Girls on Earth
  • Keith Harrison – Furry Creek
  • Alan R. Wilson – Before the Flood

1999

  • Jack Hodgins – Broken Ground

Also shortlisted:

  • Loranne Brown – The Handless Maiden
  • Anne Fleming – Pool-Hopping and Other Stories

1998

Also shortlisted:

  • Holley Rubinsky – At First I Hope for Rescue
  • Sally Ireland – Fox's Nose

1997

Also shortlisted:

  • Shani Mootoo – Cereus Blooms at Night
  • Nick Bantock – The Venetian's Wife

1996

Also shortlisted:

  • Joy Kogawa – The Rain Ascends
  • Lorraine Vernon – Through the Canyon

1995

  • Gayla Reid – To Be There With You

Also shortlisted:

  • Patricia Robertson – City of Orphans
  • Grant Buday – Under Glass

1994

Also shortlisted:

  • Keith Maillard – Light in the Company of Women
  • Carol Windley – Visible Light

1993

Also shortlisted:

  • J.A. Hamilton – July Nights and Other Stories
  • Linda Svendsen – Marine Life

1992

Also shortlisted:

  • Maureen Moore – The Illumination of Alice Mallory
  • M.A.C. Farrant – Sick Pigeon

1991

Also shortlisted:

  • Sky Lee – Disappearing Moon Cafe
  • Caroline Woodward – Disturbing the Peace

1990

  • Keith Maillard – Motet

Also shortlisted:


1989

  • Bill Schermbrucker – Mimosa

Also shortlisted:

  • William Goede – Love in Beijing
  • Robert Harlow – Saxophone Winter

1988

Also shortlisted:

  • Robin Skelton – The Parrot Who Could
  • Jane Rule – Memory Board

1987

  • Leona Gom – Housebroken

Also shortlisted:

  • Paulette Jiles – Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma Kola
  • Rona Murray – The Indigo Dress & Other Stories

1986

  • Keath Fraser – Foreign Affairs

1985

Also shortlisted:

  • Charles Lillard – A Coastal Range
  • Mary-Ellen Lang Collura – Winners