If you are an author and/ or publisher of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver's history, unique character or the achievements of our residents, you are invited to submit entries for the 24th annual City Book Award. The winning book can be of any genre and will demonstrate excellence in content, illustration, design, and/or format. To be eligible, books must be published in 2011 or 2012 and meet the application criteria. All entries must include: four copies of the book, a $20 submission fee, and a completed entry form. Deadline for entries: Wednesday, May 23.