BPAA News

Media Release: En route to Frankfurt in 2020! Fellowship of German Publishers to Western Canada (Canada FBM2020)

Vancouver, 21 February 2019 – Canada FBM2020 is working with key partners from the Government of Canada and the Canadian book publishing industry to

Celebrating two years of success! The Read Alberta eBooks Collection continues to grow

February 15, 2019 Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is celebrating the Read Alberta eBooks Collection’s first two years, and looks

BPAA partners with the Alberta government to launch the Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the launch of the Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection on library websites across

2019 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Open for Submissions

The 2019 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be accepting submissions beginning on January 2, 2019 in the following categories: Book of the Year: Children

Holiday Office Closures

Please note the BPAA office will be closed December 21-January 1. We will reopen for regular business hours as of January 2, 2019. Happy

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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

Media Release: ACP welcomes Heritage Committee recommendations on copyright reform

TORONTO, ONTARIO—(May 16, 2019)—The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) welcomes the release of Shifting Paradigms, prepared by the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, which

Kieran Leblanc on Attending Buchmesse 2018

It was a whirlwind week at the Frankfurt Book Fair, full of meetings, tours, events and nearly 80,000 steps to covering 56km of the

Freehand Books and Frontenac House nominated for GG Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts Governor General’s Literary Awards releases the list of finalists in seven categories for both official languages and for

USMCA Maintains Cultural Industry Exemption

The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) congratulates the Government of Canada on this week’s announcement of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). After more than

The Literary Landscape of Western Canada (Catalogue)

Canada has been declared the Guest of Honour country for the Frankfurter Buchemasse in 2020, and Canadian publishers are excited for this opportunity to

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