Category: News

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 […]

RaiseUP and Indigenous Voices in Canada

Please join us for an event celebrating University Press Week featuring a quartet of Canada’s scholarly presses, moderated by one of our acquisitions editors, Michelle Lobkowicz. Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of […]

UAlberta Press Poetry Reading Season: September 2020

University of Alberta Press is accepting poetry manuscripts between September 1 and 30 this year. At the end of the submission period, the Press will select up to three manuscripts for publication in 2022 in the Robert Kroetsch Series of Canadian creative writing. Note: the submission period is only one month long this year and all submissions must […]

Smooth Sailing into September

What a tumultuous time this is, with lots of information and many changes to process. Through the summer months, our team here at the Press has embraced different workflows and entered into a new and very productive rhythm. With September on the horizon we thought we’d update you on how we’ve weathered the past few months […]

Fall 2020 Catalogue

Our Fall 2020 catalogue is available for download, featuring exceptional books in the areas of Indigenous Studies, Women’s Studies, Intercultural Studies, Oral History, and Poetry. Please note that we are publicizing two important changes in the catalogue: a new office address and a new US distributor. We were only in our new office space for […]

New US distributor as of June 1, 2020

From UAlberta Press Director & Publisher, Douglas Hildebrand: “I am pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with Hopkins Fulfillment Services, a division of John Hopkins University Press, for US book distribution and sales representation. In partnering with Hopkins Fulfillment Services, we join a number of other high-profile university presses including Johns Hopkins, […]

We Are MOVING!

After residing in a quiet corner of the North campus of the University of Alberta, we are moving to a more central location. You will find us in Rutherford Library South on March 9, 2020. Our new headquarters has an event space and offices for our current staff as well as ‘touch-down’ desks for interns […]