BPAA News

2018 Awards Shortlist Coming Soon – Read last year’s winners

It’s almost here! We announce the annual Alberta Book Publishing Awards shortlist in July. For breaking book news, follow us on Twitter or watch

First Alberta Book Day Declared

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has declared May 15, 2018 as Alberta Book Day. “Books are a feast for the mind. As we

Alberta’s Book Publishers Celebrate “Alberta Book Day”

Edmonton – The members of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) wish to thank the Alberta Government, through the announcement by Minister Miranda

Alberta Book Publishers call for Alberta Education to remove itself from legal action against Access Copyright

Edmonton – On February 23, 2018 the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) wrote to the Minister of Education, the Hon. David Eggen, asking

Professional Development – Gregory Younging – Elements of Indigenous Style

Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors—and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples—the first published guide to common questions and issues of

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Events

June 13, 2018: Durvile Publishing Book Signings

Women in Criminal Justice is the fourth book in Durvile Publishing‘s True Cases series. It is unique in that stories are authored by eminent

May 15, 2018: Alberta’s Book Publishers Celebrate “Alberta Book Day”

Edmonton – The members of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) wish to thank the Alberta Government, through the announcement by Minister Miranda

May 12, 2018: Freehand Books presents HOMES: A REFUGEE STORY Book Launch

Join Freehand Books and authors Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung as they celebrate the launch of HOMES: A REFUGEE STORY which tells

April 26, 2018: University of Alberta Literary Cocktails

Please join the staff of the University of Alberta Press for readings and refreshments as they launch their newest literary titles. Literary Cocktails is

April 24, 2018: LitFest Presents Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

An intimate and poignant memoir about the family of Alan Kurdi—the young Syrian boy who became the global emblem for the desperate plight of

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Industry News

2018 Awards Shortlist Coming Soon – Read last year’s winners

It’s almost here! We announce the annual Alberta Book Publishing Awards shortlist in July. For breaking book news, follow us on Twitter or watch

LPG Launches Custom Book Vending in Toronto

Toronto, ON — The Literary Press Group (LPG) is excited to announce the launch of CarryOnBooks, its custom book vending machine featuring a curated

First Alberta Book Day Declared

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has declared May 15, 2018 as Alberta Book Day. “Books are a feast for the mind. As we

Alberta’s Book Publishers Celebrate “Alberta Book Day”

Edmonton – The members of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) wish to thank the Alberta Government, through the announcement by Minister Miranda

2018 International Visitors Programme Canadian Fellowship

International Visitors Programme Toronto, Ontario, Canada 21–26 October 2018 The Canadian Fellowship is open to applicants from across Canada working in editorial, subsidiary rights,

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