At the BC Book Prizes in Victoria on April 30th, BC BookWorld publisher Alan Twigg received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence. In his acceptance speech, he thanked David Lester and four other people who contributed to his life’s work as a writer. Authors Jane Rule and George Woodcock, his wife Tara Twigg, and publisher Howard White.
“For the last 29 years David Lester and I have been doing BC BookWorld. I could not have done this by myself, and the fact that Dave has been with me, not just as a friend but… his values are so high that he keeps me doing what I do.” – Alan Twigg
Alan Twigg and David Lester of BC BookWorld at the BC Book Prices, April 30, 2016