BPAA News

Office Closure – July long weekend

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Friday, July 1, 2022 – Monday, July 4 for the July long weekend. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

Media Release – 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist Announced 

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The following shortlist represents the finest of Alberta book publishing as determined by leading professionals in the book industry from across Canada, and showcases the wide range of Alberta-published books.  This year, jurors

Office Closure – May long weekend

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Monday, May 23, 2022 for Victoria Day. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

Office Closure – April long weekend

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed from Friday, April 15, 2022 – Monday, April 18, 2022, inclusive. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 1

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 2

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

Office Closure – Family Day

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Monday, February 21 for Family Day. We will re-open for regular business hours on Tuesday, February 22.

Media Release – 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Now Accepting Submissions

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is now accepting submissions for the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. Established in 1994, the Alberta Book Publishing Awards recognize and celebrate the best of the Alberta book publishing industry. The awards are adjudicated by experts and publishing professionals from across Canada, who select the very best

Office Closure – Holiday Break

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed from December 23, 2021 – January 3, 2022, inclusive. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on January 4, 2022. Have a safe and happy holiday season, and we look forward to working with you all in the new year!

Office Ergonomics

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Office Ergonomics with Tana Bullock and Jillian Cressman from MoveSafe.  This webinar is as lively and interactive as you can be on Zoom! Tana and Jilian will provide participants with practical knowledge about how to set themselves up correctly in their workspace and