Category: Announcements

Prizes: Thrilling News to Report

This has been a wonderful week of award announcements, and we are proud to celebrate recent critical recognition for our authors and their books. Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage, by Ken Haigh, has been shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Jury members […]

UAlberta Press Poetry Reading Season: September 2021

University of Alberta Press is accepting poetry manuscripts between September 1 and 30. At the end of the submission period, the Press will select up to three manuscripts for publication in 2023 in the Robert Kroetsch Series of Canadian creative writing.  We welcome submissions by poets from diverse and marginalized backgrounds, and are interested in seeing work […]

End Roll Credits, Courtesy of Derek Truscott

Drum roll, please! Derek Truscott provided this cheeky list of project participants for his latest book, Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, Third Edition. Thank you for the shout-out, Derek, and for all of the fine work you have done with this important textbook over the years. Director and Publisher        Douglas HildebrandAssociate […]

Our Audiobooks Are Out in the World!

A Guest Post by Tanvi Mohile In 2020, UAlberta Press began the exciting project of distributing our first audiobooks in collaboration with ECW Press. Three of our previously published books are now available as audiobooks: Crow Never Dies; Magnetic North; and Grant Notley, 2nd Edition. This month, our latest audiobook became available for download: Tiny […]

Celebrating Spring and Summer 2021 Award Nominations

Many UAlberta Press books have received a nod from various award committees in the last few months. Some are still in the adjudication process, so we are holding our breath! Congratulations to all of the authors on their achievements. Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih: Stories […]

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 […]

Alan Brownoff’s Work Recognized by AU Presses Once Again

Heartiest congratulations to our designer Alan Brownoff, winner of two selections at the Association of University Presses 2021 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, an international design award. Alan is recognized in the Scholarly Typographic category for his work on the monumental Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih: Stories from the People of […]

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 […]