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Jun 7, 2016

Congratulations to R.W. Gray for winning the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award at the East Coast Literary Awards!

Thanks to the event and award organizers, and to the East Coast Literary Awards and the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia!

May 4, 2016

Congratulations to R.W. Gray for his collection Entropic being shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award!

Thanks to the East Coast Literary Awards, their...

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:

Book Cover/Jacket Design:


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...