Category: Books

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, […]

Readers Rave about Tiny Lights for Travellers

And take a look at these spectacular reviews from readers of Naomi’s book! 5/5 stars: A moving journeyTiny Lights for Travellers is a moving, original account of one woman’s (physical and spiritual) journey to connect with her genetic roots. I found this book to be almost technically perfect, from its structure to its pacing and […]

Cover Photograph for “Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih”

A photograph by James Jerome appears on the cover of our newest book, Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih: Stories from the People of the Land. For this post, we invited the book’s co-author Leslie McCartney to tell us about Jerome, his work and importance, and […]

Spring 2021 Catalogue

Our Spring 2021 catalogue is available for download, featuring exceptional books in the areas of Indigenous Studies, Gender Studies, Black Studies, Oral History, Canadian Literature, Poetry, and Psychology. We are grateful to report that our distributors have not missed a beat and books are available to order. Be sure to support your local indie booksellers […]

Laws of the Constitution: Consolidated

“A society can be understood by the types of laws that it creates, but it can also be understood by its Constitution.” Donald F. Bur All law is complicated, and constitutional law is particularly complicated. As a result, most people know the Constitution of this country through two documents—the Constitution Act, 1867 and the the Constitution […]

AAA Conference 2020: Raising Our Voices

Rather than an in-person conference this fall, anthropologists are Raising Our Voices through an event series that is being offered online for live, interactive participation as well as view-on-demand. The live portion runs from November 5 to 14 and UAlberta Press is at virtual booth #55. During 2020’s Raising Our Voices event series we are excited to […]