Daniel Francis

Reading the National Narrative

Prize Notes

Mar 13, 2024

Wayne McCrory has won the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his fascinating wildlife study, The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin, from Harbour Publishing. The Stuart-Stubbs Prize goes to the year's outstanding scholarly book on British Columbia.

Wild Horses is an artful combination of field work, academic research and oral history, tracing the story of a herd of wild animals on BC's Chilcotin Plateau, written in a very approachable style.

Full disclosure: I was one of the judges for this year's prize.