Alberta Book Publishing Awards

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

 

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About the awards

Shortlist 2018

Past winners

About the awards

Each year, publishers are selected through a peer jury process in up to 14 award categories. This much-anticipated event draws industry, government and media attention to the world-class excellence of Alberta’s publishing industry.

The winners of the 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced at a gala reception at the Hotel Arts in Calgary on September 14, 2018. The gala is open to the public and tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Winners 2018

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Shortlist 2018

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Book Design

University of Calgary Press
Fail Safe by Nikki Sheppy
Designer Melina Cusano
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NeWest Press
The Orchard Keepers by Robert Pepper-Smith
Designer Natalie Olsen
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University of Alberta Press
Searching for Mary Schäffer: Women Wilderness Photography by Colleen Skidmore
Designer Alan Brownoff
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NeWest Press
What is Going to Happen Next? by Karen Hofmann
Natalie Olsen
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Cover Design

University of Calgary Press
Animal Metropolis
Designer Melina Cusano
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NeWest Press
Darwin’s Moving by Taylor Lambert
Designer David A. Gee
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University of Alberta Press
The Larger Conversation: Contemplation and Place by Tim Lilburn
Designer Alan Brownoff
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NeWest Press
My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur by Phyllis Rudin
Designer Vicki Wiercinski
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Children and Young Adult

Weigl Educational Publishers
Canada on the Battlefield
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Tyche Books
Maddie Hatter and the Gilded Gauge
Jayne Barnard
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Junior Global Citizen
My Life as a Girl, So Far
Patti McIntosh, Marjoto Levy, Milane Pridmore-Franz
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Frontenac House
Two Black Eyes and the Unfinished Script
Tyler Trafford
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Trade Fiction

University of Alberta Press
Annie Muktuk and Other Stories
Norma Dunning
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Freehand Books
Dazzle Patterns
Alison Watt
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NeWest Press
To Me You Seem Giant
Greg Rhyno
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Frontenac House
Two Black Eyes and the Unfinished Script
Tyler Trafford
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Trade Non Fiction

NeWest Press
Darwin’s Moving
Taylor Lambert
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Freehand Books
The Unravelling
Clem Martini and Olivier Martini
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Robert Kroetsch Award for Poetry

University of Alberta Press
Believing is not the same as Being Saved
Lisa Martin
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University of Calgary Press
Fail Safe
Nikki Sheppy
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Frontenac House
This Wound is a World
Billy-Ray Belcourt
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Scholarly and Academic

Athabasca University Press
Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Basin: Archaeology and Paleoenvironments
Brian M. Ronaghan
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University of Alberta Press
Searching for Mary Schäffer: Women Wilderness Photography
Colleen Skidmore
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Learning

Brush Education
Education Policy: Bridging the Divide Between Theory and Practice, Second Edition
Jerome G. Delaney
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Brush Education
K9 Search and Rescue Troubleshooting
Susan Bulanda
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Brush Education
Pathology Review & Practice Guide
Edited by Dr. Zu-hua Gao
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Speculative Fiction

NeWest Press
59 Glass Bridges
Steven Peters
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Tyche Books
Dying on Second
E.C. Bell
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Laksa Media
The Sum of Us
Edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law
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Laksa Media
Where the Stars Rise
Edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak
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Emerging Publisher of the Year

 

Hingston & Olsen

Monto Books

Past winners

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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