Category: Announcements

The Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist is Out

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 […]

Another Busy Spring! A round-up of news and links.

Shelagh Rogers interviewed Vivek Shraya on CBC’s The Next Chapter. It was a lively discussion centred on Vivek’s book, Next Time There’s a Pandemic. Shelagh Rogers also interviewed Jane Cawthorne and Kinnie Starr on the show. They talked about Impact: Women Writing After Concussion. And then Alberta Views magazine ran a full-page review of the […]

Literary Cocktails: You’re Invited!

University of Alberta Press is pleased to announce its annual Literary Cocktails event. Please join us online on April 28, 2022, at 6 pm MT. Everyone is welcome! This year, the virtual reading will be hosted by Edmonton Poetry Festival’s Artistic Producer, Shima Robinson. The event will feature readings from UAlberta Press’ newest poetry collections: Arborophobia by Nancy […]

Introducing Alex Ventimilla, PhD Intern

A guest post by Alex Ventimilla Greetings, readers! I am a second-year PhD student in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. I also hold an MA from this institution, as well as a BA in English Literature and Culture from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. And now, I am thrilled to […]

Round Up: Key Events of 2021

It has been an amazing year for our authors. We wanted to celebrate a number of achievements before blasting into another new year. But first, we give a very sincere “thank you” to everyone who supports our work: from editors and indexers, printers and distributors, booksellers and readers, granting bodies and the University of Alberta. […]

It’s time for our holiday sale!

Welcome to our holiday sale. We know books make great presents, so we want to give all of our friends and fans a chance to get some amazing titles for yourself and your loved ones at 30% off. We have created a new page on our website that suggests titles in all manner of categories, […]

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 […]