Speculative Fiction Book of the Year Award renamed to honour Douglas Barbour!

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 Press, and the president of the NeWest Press Board. He has been a huge presence in the Edmonton writing scene and one of the biggest sci-fi fans we know.

More information about the award and about Doug's amazing career is available on the Book Publishers Association of Alberta's news release.