Author: Cathie Crooks

Appealing Because He Is Appalling: From the Introduction

Tamari Kitossa, editor of Appealing Because He Is Appalling: Black Masculinities, Colonialism, and Erotic Racism, has created a collection of interdisciplinary thought on erotic racism and Black masculinities with four related aims, as noted in his introduction to the book: First, it aims to elucidate across time, place, and space a humane account of the […]

Congress 2021 Information

Congress 2021 Order FormOur Congress 2021 order form can be downloaded below. All of our titles may be ordered at a 30% discount between May 27 and June 30, 2021 with code iC21. Community Members Can Buy Passes for $25 As a community pass holder, you can access over 100 hours of open events on the virtual […]

UAlberta Press Needs a Digital Projects Intern

This is a minority-specific position and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace; preference will be given to marginalized candidates such as Indigenous, visible minorities, or candidates who live with disabilities. These applicants must self-identify and are encouraged to apply. Position Summary The Digital Projects Intern will assist in a variety of tasks related to the production […]

Literary Cocktails 2021

Another fabulous Literary Cocktails event wrapped! Thank you to all who attended, to Nisha Patel for hosting, and especially to Jennifer Bowering Delisle, Aidan Chafe, and Micheline Maylor for their powerful readings from Deriving, Gospel Drunk, and The Bad Wife. It wouldn’t be a party without all the great people who support our authors and […]

Indexing Gwich’in Oral History: A Workshop

There is a welcomed and long overdue movement within Canadian publishing to publish more Indigenous works and to better acknowledge and collaborate with Indigenous authors, communities, and editors within the publishing process. I saw this firsthand at The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories conference in 2017, hosted by the University of Alberta Press, and it […]

Our Fall 2021 Catalogue is Available

Our Fall 2021 catalogue is available for download, featuring exceptional books in the areas of Indigenous Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Disability, Rural Studies, Industrial Design / Architecture, Anthropology, Religion, Travel, Memoir, and Sport. With the release of three audiobooks, UAlberta Press is pleased to announce a new audio distribution partnership with ECW Press. Our audiobooks […]

Featured Reviews: 2020 Poetry Titles

Our 2020 poetry titles have received widespread praise. As we look ahead to Poetry Month in April and the launch of three more poetry collections, we celebrate Valerie Mason-John, Kat Cameron, E. Alex Pierce, and Angeline Schellenberg. I AM STILL YOUR NEGRO, Valerie Mason-John “I Am Still Your Negro takes no prisoners. With sheer brilliance, […]