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Nov 17, 2021

Unfortunately, because of the storms washing out roads and train tracks to most of BC's lower mainland and mail services being cancelled by Canada Post, we will not be shipping any orders to BC right now. We hope you are all staying safe and hope to open shipping up as soon as we can.

Nov 15, 2021

Officer of the Order of Canada
Recipient, Governor General’s Award for Poetry
CBC Broadcaster

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Phyllis Jean Webb on November 11, 2021, at 10 am. She died peacefully, on her own terms, at Lady Minto Hospital in Ganges,...

Nov 15, 2021

Award-winning Sto:lo author, poet, cultural commentator, Officer of the Order of Canada and mentor Lee Maracle passed away on November 11th, 2021.

As per the CBC, "The award-winning writer and esteemed mentor garnered worldwide attention for her powerful writing and life-long efforts to...

Sep 28, 2021

NeWest Press is thrilled to share that Bertrand Bickersteth's The Response of Weeds has won a 2021 High Plains Book Award in the First Book category!

Thank you to the Board of Directors of the High...

Sep 27, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of NeWest Press’s president, editor, and founding member Douglas Barbour. It was Doug’s original donation of $500 in 1978 that made it possible to get NeWest Press off the ground. His generosity toward the press took different forms over the...

Sep 24, 2021

We are proud to announce that starting next year the Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be renaming the “Speculative Fiction Book of the Year” award has been renamed the “Douglas Barbour Award for Speculative Fiction”!

Doug Barbour is an award-winning poet, one of the founders of NeWest...

Sep 20, 2021

Congratulations to C.J. Lavinge! Her debut novel, In Veritas, won the Speculative Fiction Book of the Year at the 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!

Congratulations...

Jul 6, 2021

We are proud to announce that six titles are up for eight awards at the 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!

The finalists are

Anne Wheeler's Taken by the Muse (Trade Non-...

Jun 10, 2021

Congratulations to Bertrand Bickersteth!

We are proud to announce that his debut collection The Response of Weeds has won the Stephan G....

Jun 2, 2021

We are proud to announce that the books of two NeWest authors, Anne Wheeler and Bertrand Bickersteth, are finalists in the 2021 High Plains Book Awards!

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