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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.

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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....

May 17, 2013

On Wednesday, the 15th of May, we here at NeWest Press showed off four of our Spring 2013 authors with the first (and hopefully not the last) Spring Spectacular, held at Roast Coffeehouse and Wine Bar here in our fair city of Edmonton. The city's best and brightest examples of the literati-...

May 6, 2013

Last Saturday, at the stately Government House in Victoria, B.C., the winners of the B.C. Book Prizes for 2013 were announced, and Sarah de Leeuw's raw and unflinching poetry volume Geographies of a Lover was the big...

Apr 29, 2013

Last weekend at the 2013 Saskatchewan Book Awards, Barbara Langhorst's revelatory, gripping poetry collection about family and violence Restless White Fields won the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award! Up against worthy...

Apr 25, 2013

It was announced today by the Stephen Leacock Associates group that Spring 2012 NeWest Press title Dance, Gladys, Dance, by first-time author Cassie Stocks, has won the prestigious 2013 Leacock Memorial Medal for humour....

Apr 17, 2013

NeWest Press is proud to announce our big literary event for the year, the Spring Spectacular! Join us on May 15th at Edmonton's Roast...

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