Alberta Book Publishing Awards
Established in 1994, these annual awards recognize and celebrate the best of the Alberta book publishing industry.
About the awards
The 2018 shortlist is coming soon! Follow us on Twitter for book awards updates.
Each year winning publishers are selected through a peer jury process in up to 14 award categories, including:
- Book of the Year – in various genres
- Emerging Publisher of the Year
- Lois Hole Award for Editorial Excellence
- Robert Kroetsch Poetry Book of the Year
- Mel Hurtig Publisher of the Year
Winners are announced at the Awards Gala that takes place each September during the BPAA Annual Conference. This much-anticipated event draws industry, government and media attention to the world-class excellence of Alberta’s publishing industry.
Winners and shortlists
Read winning and nominated titles in eBook format.