Literary Arts

Literary arts are an important part of any city's cultural make-up. The written and spoken word have the the power to create a shared experience through storytelling. The City is proud to support literary arts and our local writers through our Poet Laureate, Youth Poet Laureate and the City of Victoria Book Prizes. 

Poet Laureates

Victoria's Poet Laureate and Youth Poet Laureate serve as literary and cultural ambassadors.

City of Victoria Book Prizes

Includes the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the City of Victoria Children's Book Prize