BPAA News

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

CANADA FBM2020 Rights Catalogue

Canada FBM2020 is assembling a rights catalogue for Frankfurt 2020. To be eligible to submit titles for the Canada FBM2020 Rights Catalogue, publishers must

New Read Alberta Books Ad in Alberta Views

Check out the new Read Alberta Books advertising feature on the back cover of this month’s Alberta Views magazine. Thanks to Alberta Views for being great

Alberta’s Book Publishers Renew Call for an Alberta Book Publishers Fund

Alberta – The book publishing industry in Alberta has renewed its call to the Government of Alberta to implement the proposed Alberta Book Publishers

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Events

May 24, 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 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

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

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,

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

Shortlist Announced for 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards

The shortlist for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards was announced today in Regina and Saskatoon. Congratulations to all of the shortlisted authors and publishers!

Livres Canada Books: Trade Mission to Germany

Livres Canada Books, in partnership with Canada FBM2020, is planning a trade mission to Germany. The information gathered during this mission will help steer

Canada’s Education Sector Sues Access Copyright over Fair-Dealing Fees

Canada’s Education Sector Sues Access Copyright: Writers’ Union Calls It ‘an Outrageous Attack’

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