BPAA News

Laksa Media Shortlisted for Sunburst Speculative Fiction Prize

The shortlists for the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in adult, YA, and short-story fiction have been announced.

Registration Open for 2018 BPAA Conference and Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held September 14 and 15 2018 at the Hotel Arts

Media Release: 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist announced

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is excited to announce the shortlist for this year’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The shortlist represents the

Public Library Services Branch Recognized for Read Alberta eBooks Project

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta congratulates the Read Alberta eBooks project team at Alberta Municipal Affairs Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) on receiving

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

It’s almost here! We announce the annual Alberta Book Publishing Awards shortlist on July 3rd. For breaking book news, follow us on Twitter or

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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: Local Books at CBC Centre Stage (Edmonton)

Edmonton’s poetry community takes centre stage with work of local, national and international scope. Stop by the CBC’s Centre Stage space for a lunch-time

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Industry News

Laksa Media Shortlisted for Sunburst Speculative Fiction Prize

The shortlists for the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in adult, YA, and short-story fiction have been announced.

ACP Issues statement on litigation between K-12 sector and Access Copyright

TORONTO, ONTARIO—(July 23, 2018)—The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) notes that Access Copyright has served and filed its Statement of Defence and Counterclaim in

Pay your copying bill, or pay a much bigger bill

[A]fter the last Copyright Act change in 2012, schools, colleges, and universities in Canada unilaterally decided this particular kind of fairness no longer applied

Time to get back to the bargaining table on copyright issues

Canada’s authors and publishers—represented by Access Copyright—are ready and willing to negotiate. And if negotiations fail, we will respect the decisions of the Copyright

Public Library Services Branch Recognized for Read Alberta eBooks Project

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta congratulates the Read Alberta eBooks project team at Alberta Municipal Affairs Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) on receiving

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