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Join three NeWest Press authors as they celebrate their latest novels at Shelf Life Books on June 25th, 7 pm! About Heidi L.M. Jacobs’ MOLLY OF THE MALL: LITERARY LASS AND PURVEYOR OF FINE FOOTWEAR Aspiring novelist Molly MacGregor’s life is strikingly different from a literary heroine’s. Named for one of literature’s least romantic protagonists,

Theanna Bischoff Homecoming and Left Launch

Join Theanna Bischoff to welcome her back to Calgary and for a celebration of her latest novel LEFT at 6 pm on June 16th at Gravity! About LEFT: Twenty-nine-year-old Natasha Bell went for an evening jog, just like any other night – except now no one knows where she is. Not her sister, Abby –

Visible Cities: An Evening of Poetry at Audreys Books

Moments of joy and sadness occur every day on city streets all over the world. Join poet Kathleen Wall and photographer Veronica Geminder, the mother and daughter team behind the book VISIBLE CITIES to explore the unexpected beauty of the urban everyday, the process of interweaving poetry and photography, and more. Joined by Alice Major

Sea of Cortez Edmonton Launch

Join Garry Ryan as he celebrates his tenth (10th!) book in the Detective Lane Mystery Series: Sea of Cortez at Blue Lamp Books at 7 pm! About SEA OF CORTEZ: In the tenth Detective Lane Mystery, after a series of assassinations rocks Calgary’s underworld, Detective Lane is conscripted along with his husband Arthur into working

The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning Book Launch

Three years into the second millennium, Majestic, Alberta is a farm town dealing with weakened crop prices, international borders closing to Canadian beef, and a severe drought. Older farmers worry about their way of life changing while young people concoct ways to escape: drugs, partying, moving away. Even the church is on the brink of

Calgary Co-Launch: Only Pretty Damned and The Melting Queen

Please join two Spring 2019 NeWest Press authors, Niall Howell and Bruce Cinnamon, as they launch their debut books at Shelf Life Books on April 23rd at 7 pm. About Niall Howell’s ONLY PRETTY DAMNED: Niall Howell’s Only Pretty Damned is a taut noir that takes you behind the big top, revealing rough and tumble

1st Legion of Utopia launch and panel debate of ‘Politics in Comics’

As well as the author and illustrators (James Davidge, Bob Prodor and Nick Johnson), guests include Brian Singh, Pablo Policzer and Xstine Cook.

Pugg’s Portmanteau Book Launch

Join author D.M. Bryan at Shelf Life Books to celebrate the Launch of Pugg’s Portmanteau! In this fascinating historical novel, one dog must navigate the inky world of eighteenth-century London, meeting printer’s devils pirates, hacks, bluestockings, and interpreted laundresses as he searches for the meaning of the mystery left to him by his late master

Orange Chinook: Edmonton Book Launch

Join Duane Bratt and Richard Sutherland for a discussion of Albertan politics, as we prepare for the upcoming election. In 2015, the New Democratic Party won an unprecedented victory in Alberta. Unseating the Progressive Conservatives — who had won every provincial election since 1971 — they formed an NDP government for the first time in

Bogart Creek Book Launch

You’re invited to the launch of Bogart Creek by Derek Evernden. Collecting the best of Bogart Creek, Derek Evernden’s laugh out loud funny, single-panel comics of absurd and dark humor. Similar in style to The Far Side, Bogart Creek is a perfect book for bathroom reading, filled with laugh out loud jokes featuring nods at