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Apr 19, 2016

We are ecstatic to announce that Wendi Stewart's debut novel MEADOWLARK has been shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize! The winner will be announced on June 23rd.

Mar 22, 2016

The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. One of NeWest Press's books ...

Mar 3, 2016

Both have been shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Awards: Gerald Hill's Hillsdale Book for the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award and Lisa Guenther's novel, Friendly Fire, for the O'Reilly Insurance and The Co-operators First Book Award. Congrats!!
The winners will be...

Mar 3, 2016

R.W. Gray's second short story collection, ENTROPIC, has been shortlisted for the first New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction! The winners of all three categories (Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry) will be announced at the Atlantic Book Awards...

Jun 24, 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards were announced today, and Edmonton's own NeWest Press has a strong showing with three nominations.

In the mix are:

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Jun 6, 2014

On Friday, June 6th, the Alberta Book Awards were held at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, and NeWest Press had a sizeable contingent of nominees present for the ceremony including Jenna Butler (Seldom Seen Road...

Apr 29, 2014

Today the shortlists for the 2014 Alberta Book Publishing Awards were revealed, and NeWest Press finds itself in the running with five nominations! As part of the Alberta Book Design awards, Kisscut Design maestro Natalie Olsen's stellar book jacket work has been recognized on Jenna Butler's...

Jan 10, 2014

While the weather across much of the country is pretty frightful at the moment, Spring 2014 is springing to life here at NeWest Press! Click here to see what we have got on deck for March through to May, including...

Oct 24, 2013

Very exciting news to report today, as Fran Kimmel's 2013 Alberta Readers Choice-winning novel The Shore Girl is in the running for this year's Canada Reads competition.

Please head over to the...

May 28, 2013

This weekend, publishers, authors and editors gathered at the Words in 3 Dimensions conference held at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton. Timed to go alongside, the Alberta Book Publishing, Alberta Readers' Choice and Alberta Literary Awards took place at the Delta hotel ballroom downtown....

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