Alberta Book Publishing Awards

Established in 1994, these annual awards recognize and celebrate the best of the Alberta book publishing industry.

 

About the awards

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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.

2017 Awards

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2016 Awards

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2015 Awards

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2014 Awards

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2013 Awards

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2012 Awards

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2011 Awards

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2010 Awards

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2009 Awards

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2008 Awards

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2007 Awards

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2006 Awards

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2005 Awards

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2004 Awards

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