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Media Release – Expanded digital collection improves access to Alberta magazines

Calgary, Alberta— Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is pleased to announce that eMagazine titles from across the province will now be available to library patrons across Alberta. Alberta’s magazine publishing industry has joined forces with the province’s book publishers to expand the Read Alberta eBooks project, launched in 2017, to include digital editions of dozens of

Office Closure – Thanksgiving Monday

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Monday, October 10, 2022 for Thanksgiving Monday. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

Office Closure – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Friday, September 30, 2022 in observance of The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We will reopen for regular office hours on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Media Release – 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Winners 

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. These awards celebrate the essential role Alberta book publishers play in supporting authors and telling Alberta’s Story. As the critical middle piece of the storytelling process, Alberta book publishers bring stories by Alberta

Media Release – Discover Alberta books handpicked for the classroom with Alberta Books for Schools

Edmonton –  The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the launch of the Alberta Books for Schools catalogue and digital database, a brand-new way to discover Alberta books handpicked for the classroom. Thank you to our funders, in particular the Government of Alberta and the Canada Book Fund, whose contributions made this

Office Closure – Labour Day Weekend

The BPAA virtual offices will be closed Friday, September 2, 2022 – Monday, September 5 for the Labour Day weekend. Our virtual office will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Media Release – Second Annual Read Alberta Publisher Catalogue

Edmonton— The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Read Alberta Publisher Catalogue, a collection of books published by Alberta publishers during the current year. The second edition of the catalogue features 122 frontlist titles from 20 Alberta book publishers.  Alberta book publishers release titles in a diversity

Registration is now open for the 2022 BPAA Conference and 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the  2022 BPAA Conference and 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala.  Registration for the conference is $250 per person, and includes the Annual General Meeting, all conference sessions, and a ticket to the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala on Friday, September 16. The gala

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