NeWest Press Nominated for 7 Alberta Book Publishing Awards

Jul 10, 2020

We here at NeWest Press are very excited to announce that our press and titles have been nominated for seven awards at the 2020 Alberta Publishing Awards, including the Mel Hurtig Publisher of the Year award.

NeWest Press has been shortlisted in the following categories:

Trade Fiction | The Inquirer | Jaclyn Dawn
Trade Non-Fiction | South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels | Meaghan Marie Hackinen
Speculative Fiction | The Melting Queen | Bruce Cinnamon
Book Design | The Melting Queen | Bruce Cinnamon | designed by Michel Vrana Book
Cover Design | Echolocation | Karen Hoffman | designed by Natalie Olsen (Kisscut Design)
Book Cover Design | Arctic Smoke | Randy Nikkel Schroeder | designed by Michel Vrana
Mel Hurtig Publisher of the Year | NeWest Press 

Thank you to the Alberta Publishing Awards Jury, and congratulations to all the shortlisted presses and titles! We are proud to have been recognized in such a strong and diverse publishing industry. Find the full announcement and shortlisted from the Book Publishers Association of Alberta here.