Events

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. More details will be available soon.

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 tmudrey@bookpublishers.ab.ca). BPAA Calgary Holiday Social Invitation

December 6, 2016: BPAA Holiday Social (Edmonton)

The BPAA is holding its annual member Christmas social at Il Forno (14981 Stony Plain Road) starting at 6:30 on Tuesday, December 6.   It will be proceeded by a publishers roundtable discussion/meeting at Cafe Blackbird (9640 142 Street) at 4:00 that same day.  Contact the office for more details (780 424 5060 or tmudrey@bookpublishers.ab.ca). BPAA

November 30, 2016: In Conversation with Rudy Wiebe (NeWest Press)

Join award-winning author Rudy Wiebe in conversation with Myrna Kostash. Wiebe will be reading from his new book “Where the Truth Lies: Selected Essays.” An audience Q&A and book signing will follow. The event starts at 7 pm at the City Arts Centre (10943 84 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 0V5).

November 12, 2016: “Stop Making Art and Die” Book Signing

Join UpRoute publisher Lorene Shyba on Saturday, November 12 for one of two Edmonton signings of Rich Theroux’s new book Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists.  They are at the Strathcona Chapters (in Edmonton) from 12-2 and at Audreys Books from 3-5.  Come out, meet the author, and see this great new,

September 15, 2016: 2016 Conference and Awards Gala Registration Now Open

We are pleased to open registrations for the 2016 Conference and Awards gala. Follow this link to the conference page on our website. The conference is September 15-17 in Calgary at the Hotel Arts. We hope to see you there.

September 15, 2016: 2016 Alberta Book Publishing Conference and AGM

The 2016 BPAA Book Publishing Conference and AGM will take place at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta on September 15 to 17. It will include Professional Development with a focus on publishers’ relationships with writers, an evening social, the 2016 Alberta Book Publishing Awards and Gala, and our 2016 AGM. Registrations will open in