We are thrilled to announce that UAlberta Press has ten shortlistings for eight titles across six categories, including four for our brilliant designer Alan Brownoff.
The shortlist for the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards “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,” says Kieran Leblanc, Executive Director of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.
Our shortlisted titles and categories are noted below.
Scholarly & Academic Book of the Year: Appealing Because He Is Appalling: Black Masculinities, Colonialism, and Erotic Racism edited by Tamari Kitossa AND Indigenous Women and Street Gangs: Survivance Narratives by Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jazmyne, Faith, Jorgina and Robert Henry.
Learning Book of the Year: Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, Third Edition by Derek Truscott and Kenneth H. Crook.
Trade Non-Fiction Book of the Year: Impact: Women Writing After Concussion edited by E. D. Morin and Jane Cawthorne AND On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage by Ken Haigh.
Robert Kroetsch Award for Poetry: The Bad Wife by Micheline Maylor.
Book Cover Design: Deriving by Jennifer Bowering Delisle AND Impact: Women Writing After Concussion edited by E. D. Morin and Jane Cawthorne. Both covers were designed by Alan Brownoff.
Book Design: On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage by Ken Haigh AND Situating Design in Alberta edited by Isabel Prochner and Tim Antoniuk. Both books were designed by Alan Brownoff.
“Congratulations to University of Alberta Press for a stellar year! I am especially thrilled to see Alan Brownoff’s work being celebrated in this way. This list shows the incredible diversity, importance, and gorgeous presentation of the books in your catalogue. Thank you for all your support in helping make Impact a success!”Elaine Morin, co-editor of Impact
Thank you to all of the contributors, peer reviewers, copyeditors, proofreaders, indexers, artists, printers, sales reps, distributors, booksellers, librarians, and other partners we depend on every day.
The winners of the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced at a gala reception at the Hotel Arts in Calgary on September 16, 2022. The gala is open to the public. Leading up to the awards, join in the conversation on social media using the hashtags #ABPubShortlist and #ABPubAwards.