BPAA News

2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Open

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the opening of the 2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The Alberta Book Publishing Awards

Read Alberta eBook Collection Officially Launched

This week the Read Alberta eBooks project launches on library websites across the province. Alberta Municipal Affairs’ Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) has partnered

UpRoute Author Rich Theroux Profiled in the Calgary Herald

The Calgary Herald has profiled UpRoute Books and Media (an imprint of Lorene Shyba’s Durvile Publications) author and illustrator Rich Theroux in its “Our

Edmonton Best Seller List 20161221

Download the .pdf of the bestseller list here: Edmonton Bestseller-List-20161221 . Or check it out on our partners’ blogs at daveberta.ca or albertapolitics.ca.

Alberta Book Publishers Fund Proposal

Do You Love Alberta Books As Much As We Do? Alberta’s book publishers share Alberta’s stories with the world, we help Albertans learn from

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Events

December 6, 2016: BPAA Holiday Social (Edmonton)

The BPAA is holding its annual member Christmas social at Il Forno (14981 Stony Plain Road) starting at 6:30 on Tuesday, December 6.  

December 5, 2016: BPAA Holiday Social (Calgary)

The BPAA is holding its annual member Christmas social in Calgary at Joyce on 4th starting at 6:30 on Monday, December 5.   It will

November 30, 2016: In Conversation with Rudy Wiebe (NeWest Press)

Join award-winning author Rudy Wiebe in conversation with Myrna Kostash. Wiebe will be reading from his new book “Where the Truth Lies: Selected Essays.”

November 12, 2016: “Stop Making Art and Die” Book Signing

Join UpRoute publisher Lorene Shyba on Saturday, November 12 for one of two Edmonton signings of Rich Theroux’s new book Stop Making Art and

September 15, 2016: 2016 Alberta Book Publishing Conference and AGM

The 2016 BPAA Book Publishing Conference and AGM will take place at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta on September 15 to 17. It

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Industry News

2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Open

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the opening of the 2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The Alberta Book Publishing Awards

Read Alberta eBook Collection Officially Launched

This week the Read Alberta eBooks project launches on library websites across the province. Alberta Municipal Affairs’ Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) has partnered

New Western Canadian Author Podcast

Lisa Guenther in Saskatchewan has a new podcast for Western Canadian authors that she is seeking submissions from publishers for.  Read her letter to

Alberta Book Publishers Fund Proposal

Do You Love Alberta Books As Much As We Do? Alberta’s book publishers share Alberta’s stories with the world, we help Albertans learn from

‘Read Alberta eBooks’ library collection coming in 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that the BPAA has partnered with the Government of Alberta to make 1,130 Alberta-published eBooks available to readers across the

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