September 23, 2017: Word on the Street Festival – Lethbridge

Word on the Street connects communities across the country in a national celebration of literacy, storytelling, and the literary arts for the 7th year in a row. This signature event in southern Alberta presents established and emerging authors, storytellers, informative panel discussions, demonstrations and workshops, live music, tons of activities and a bustling marketplace.

September 15, 2017: 2017 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference

We are less than two weeks away from the 2017 Book Publishers Association of Alberta annual conference. We’ve got a spectacular lineup this year with two keynote speakers, a dozen Pecha Kucha style presentations, and several workshops with accomplished writers, editors, and marketers which will be valuable to anyone in the publishing industry. Please check

September 14, 2017: The Book Publishers Association of Alberta Annual General Meeting and Conference

Please join us for the annual Book Publishers Association of Alberta Annual General Meeting and Conference from September 14-16, 2017. This year the event is being held in Edmonton at the Delta South. Conference registration is now open. 2017 Conference Program. The 2017 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting provides an

September 15, 2017: Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala

Each year we celebrate the best of Alberta book publishing with the Alberta Book Publishing Awards. This year we are excited to be presenting eleven publishing awards, as well as honouring one exceptional individual with a lifetime achievement award and celebrating the life of another well-known Canadian publisher by dedicating an award to them. View the

June 15, 2017: Book Summit 2017: Publish Well and Prosper

PUBLISH WELL AND PROSPER Social and Economic Responsibility in the Book Industry Thursday, June 15, 2017 Harbourfront Centre – 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto Book Summit Registration in the Fleck Dance Theatre Lobby – 207 Queens Quay W, Toronto Presented by the Book and Periodical Council and Humber College in association with IFOA While Corporate

June 28, 2017: PACE Summer Salon 2017: Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act

The Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton (PACE) Summer Salon 2017: Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act: Five Years In Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ATB Financial Arts Barns in Old Strathcona 10330 84 Ave NW Admission is free but please register on EventBrite or e-mail to RSVP Moderator: Glenn Rollans, Partner, Brush Education Inc. Panelists:

May 19, 2017: Capital City Press Festival: Celebrating Albertan Writing

EPL invites you to join us at Capital City Press Festival: Celebrating Albertan Writing, May 19-20, 2017 at the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre. Capital City Press Festival will be a chance for the public to peruse and purchase works published by Alberta’s writers and publishers. The festival will kick off with a reception the

June 8, 2017: The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories

“The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories” conference takes place June 8 to 10, 2017 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. It will foster conversations on editing and publishing Indigenous stories and writers. The conference is intended for Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants from all walks of life including publishers, editors, writers, storytellers, filmmakers, academics,

April 20, 2017: U of A Press to hold their annual “Literary Cocktails” Event

Please join the staff of the University of Alberta Press for readings and refreshments as we launch our newest literary titles: “Rising Abruptly” [Gisèle Villeneuve], “Listen. If” [Douglas Barbour], “Little Wildheart” [Micheline Maylor], “Believing is not the same as Being Saved”, and “Nuala” [Kimmy Beach]. Our MC for this year’s Literary Cocktails is Linda Cameron,

December 5, 2016: BPAA Holiday Social (Calgary)

The BPAA is holding its annual member Christmas social in Calgary at Joyce on 4th starting at 6:30 on Monday, December 5.   It will be proceeded by a publishers roundtable discussion/meeting at the same location at 4:30 that same day.  Contact the office for more details (780 424 5060 or BPAA Calgary Holiday Social Invitation