We are proud to announce that two NeWest Press titles, Paper Teeth by Lauralyn Chow and Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill by Susanna Pfisterer, have made the longlist for the 2017 Alberta Readers' Choice Award. The award, which was previously won by Michael Davie's Fishing For Bacon in 2010 and Fran Kimmel's The Shore Girl in 2013, will announce its shortlist later this month. Starting on July 4th, readers from across the province will be able to vote for their favourite book from the shortlist.
The Alberta Readers' Choice Award will be given out as part of the Alberta Book Publishing Awards on September 15th, 2017. Congratulations to Lauralyn and Susanna! More information about the award can be found at the Edmonton Public Library website.