SiWC Awards

The Surrey International Writers' Conference presents two awards annually, the Surrey Board of Trade Special Achievement Award and the Griffin Award.

Special Achievement Award - Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade Special Achievement Award, formerly known as the Surrey Chamber of Commerce Special Achievement Award, honours writers who have made a significant achievement in their writing careers during the past year.

2012 Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2012.

The Griffin Award

The Griffin Award recognizes those who have made a contribution to Canadian society through the craft of writing.

2012 Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2011.

Summary of Winners

Special Achievement Award Griffin Award
2011: Ben Nuttall-Smith
2010: Kari Winters
2009: Anthony Dalton
2008: Shelley Hrdlitschka
2007: Bernice Lever
2006: Beverley Boissery
2005: Trudy Beyak
2004: Janelle Breese Biagioni
2003: Fran McGuckin
2002: kc dyer
2001: Elva Stoelers
2000: Matt Hughes
1999: Bill Burns
1998: Deltonia Cook
1997: Lois Peterson
1996: Margaret Anderson
2011: Evaleen Jaager Roy
2010: Victor Lethbridge
2009: Evelyn Hannon
2008: Pandora's Collective
2007: Barry Swanton
2006: No award was presented
2005: Jas Cheema
2004: No award was presented
2003: Ed Griffin