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2018/19 Emerging Local Authors Collection Application Process

Emerging local authors are invited to donate a book to GVPL’s 2018/19 Emerging Local Authors Collection. The criteria for eligibility are as follows:

  • Author resides on southern Vancouver Island currently OR resided on southern Vancouver Island during year of publication (“southern Vancouver Island” is the area of Vancouver Island approximately south of the Malahat, from Port Renfrew to North Saanich)
  • Book was published between 2013 and 2017
  • Book is written in English or French
  • If print, book is bound for rigors of circulation (professional quality); if digital, ebook is provided in EPUB or PDF format
  • Book’s content does not contravene Canadian legislation
  • Book is donated to library by author (one copy maximum)

Between October 1, 2017 and January 12, 2018, we will be accepting applications for the 2018/19 Collection. If your book meets the eligibility criteria, you may fill in an online application form during this time. The application form will be posted on this page.

The 2018/19 Emerging Local Authors Collection will launch at the Central Branch in spring 2018.

Questions? Email emerging@gvpl.ca