Posts Tagged: Books

Victoria Festival of Authors

After hosting the festival entirely online last year, we’re happy to be offering both in-person and online events in 2021! Our in-person events are at the Metro Theatre (indoor) and the Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary (outdoor), and will be streamed online for free in case you’d rather join us from home. Additionally, we are hosting

Glass Bookshop Pop-Up @ Mercer Market

Have you missed us as much as we missed you? Come say hi on July 24 & 25, browse some books, and take in those glass bookshop vibes. Saturday, July 24 – 10-4 Sunday, July 25 – 12-4 We’ll be hanging out at Mercer Market on the lower level of Mercer Warehouse. Don’t forget to

Media Release – 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2021 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 range of Alberta-published books.  “The juries had their

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day (CIBD) is the annual day when readers, writers, and publishers celebrate beloved local bookstores from across the country. CIBD is also an opportunity for Canadians to champion indie bookstores. By shopping local on April 24, you are advocating for independent businesses, supporting a flourishing bookselling community, and investing in Canadian culture.

Jennifer Bowering Delisle | DERIVING Launch | with Lisa Martin

Join University of Alberta Press, Shelf Life Books, and Glass Bookshop in celebrating the launch of Jennifer Bowering Delisle’s new book of poetry DERIVING. We will be joined by Lisa Martin, author of BELIEVING IS NOT THE SAME AS BEING SAVED. Deriving is a masterfully crafted collection that is both prescient and relevant. Bowering Delisle

LitFest Alberta 2020

LitFest is a celebration, a moveable feast of nonfiction. We don’t just sit around and read books (although we do that too). At LitFest, books about real life come off the page. Avid readers connect with writers through a series of live events, great conversations, and exciting gatherings for 11 days every October in Edmonton,