News

Release of new Durvile title, Shrunk

See below for the launch dates of Durvile’s new book about legal cases and issues regarding the mentally disordered: Shrunk. Calgary. Exclusive Canadian Release Party. May 5, 2016. 5:00 to 8:00 pm | Chapters Books, 9631 Macleod Trail S.W. Winnipeg. June 14, 2016. 5:00 -8:00 pm | Chapters Polo Festival , 695 Empress Street Toronto.

Stonehouse Publishing Launch

You are invited to Stonehouse Publishing’s Launch Party. Come hear Stonehouse authors read a selection from their forthcoming books, and enjoy drinks and refreshments with them as they celebrate the official launch of Stonehouse Publishing! The event is March 12 at 7:00 pm at the Boyle Street Community League, Edmonton. 101 Boyle Street Plaza, 9538

Durvile Announces New Title

Durvile announced that it will release Shrunk: Crime and Disorders of the Mind as the second in their successful true crime series of books.  Shrunk will go on sale in May of next year, with preorder information available at www.durancevile.com.  You can read their media release here (Word document).

Edge Author Aviva Bel’Harold Profiled in Calgary Herald

Aviva Bel’Harold, author of Blood Matters, a horror novel for young adults,  was recently profiled in a Calgary Herald story that describes her influences, personality as a writer and her paradoxical aversion to all things scary.  Aviva’s book was published by our own Edge Publishing.  Take a look at the story by following this link.

BPAA Announces Winners of 2015 Book Publishing Awards

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Book Publishing Awards.  See the media release announcing the winners here.  Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.

Frontenac Launching 4 New Books

Frontenac House is launching 4 new books as part of their Quartet 2015 launch.  The launch party for Changelings, Two Minds, Niche and ClockWork will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Memorial Park Library at 1221 – 2 St SW Calgary.  Admission is free and there will be light refreshments.  Check out their Facebook event here.

Golden Crown Literary Award Won By Edmonton Poet

Frontenac is pleased to announce that their author Laurie MacFayden won a Golden Crown Literary Award for her poetry collection kissing keeps us afloat.  Golden Crown is dedicated to education, promotion and recognition of lesbian literature.  MacFayden is an Edmonton poet and artist who previously won a Golden Crown in 2011.  Congratulations to MacFayden and

2015 Conference/AGM Registration is open; 2015 Book Publishing Awards Gala Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for this year’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards Conference and Gala are on sale now.  Links to the two registration forms are below.  Please return your form by mail or email to Les Bush (lbush@bookpublishers.ab.ca) before August 25 to get your tickets.  We look forward to seeing you there! Registration Form Gala Ticket Form Follow

Shortlists Announced for 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is excited to announce the shortlists for the 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!  The awards will be presented during the Annual Book Publishing Awards Gala on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Fort Edmonton Park.  Click here for the details of the event, and to see the shortlists.  Tickets go on sale July

Freehand Books Author Karyn Freedman Wins BC National Book Award

Congratulations to Karyn Freedman (Freehand Books), winner of the 2015 BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction! Her memoir One Hour in Paris: A True Story of Rape and Recovery was presented the $40,000 award at a ceremony in Vancouver.