Events

Workshop: Fostering Inclusive and Respectful Workplaces

The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association and the Book Publishers Association of Alberta, with the support of the Alberta Cultural Industries Association, are pleased to present a workshop on fostering inclusive and respectful workplaces. This half-day workshop will help participants build awareness about the importance of creating safe workplaces, and how to promptly and proactively address

2019 BPAA Conference and Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting provides an opportunity for Alberta book publishers to meet, network, and develop their professional skills. Eventbrite registration is now open. Conference registration includes: Access to all conference sessions Opening reception and ‘Beer, Books, and Trivia’ on Thursday, September 12 Single admission to the

September 12, 2019: Registration Open for 2019 BPAA Conference and Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting provides an opportunity for Alberta book publishers to meet, network, and develop their professional skills. Eventbrite registration is now open. Conference registration includes: Access to all conference sessions Opening reception and ‘Beer, Books, and Trivia’ on Thursday, September 12 Single admission to the

Registration Open for 2018 BPAA Conference and Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held September 14 and 15 2018 at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta. The conference provides an opportunity for Alberta book publishers to meet, network, and develop their professional skills. Registration is now open through Eventbrite. Conference registration includes: access to

Public Library Services Branch Recognized for Read Alberta eBooks Project

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta congratulates the Read Alberta eBooks project team at Alberta Municipal Affairs Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) on receiving the Premier’s Award for Public Service. The Read Alberta eBooks project was designed by the PLSB in a partnership with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta, and has created a new

First Alberta Book Day Declared

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has declared May 15, 2018 as Alberta Book Day. “Books are a feast for the mind. As we mark the first Alberta Book Day in our province, we celebrate the depth, breadth and longevity of the book-publishing industry in Alberta, as well as Alberta’s talented writers, publishers and creative

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 today, for declaring May 15, 2018 as the inaugural “Alberta Book Day”. The day has been designated to celebrate the depth and breadth of the book publishing industry in Alberta, and

April 14, 2018: Stonehouse Publishing Launch Party 2018

Come hear Stonehouse authors read a selection from their new books, and enjoy drinks and refreshments with us as we celebrate the launch of the latest books from Stonehouse Publishing. Featuring readings from Jesus on the Dashboard, Few and Far, Mary Barton and The Dark Divide (sequel to Edge of Wild). Reserve your seat today!

April 24, 2018: Local Books at CBC Centre Stage (Edmonton)

Edmonton’s poetry community takes centre stage with work of local, national and international scope. Stop by the CBC’s Centre Stage space for a lunch-time sampling of the newest publications by our diverse local poets – established and emerging. They’ll share poems and chat about their work. Featuring: Richard Davies: With his chapbook, OPUS (in Six

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 millions of Syrian refugees—and of the many extraordinary journeys the Kurdis have taken, spanning countries and continents. Author Tima Kurdi will be available for book-signing following the reading and Q&A. Presented