Two NeWest Press Books Nominated for Alberta Literary Awards!!!

Apr 8, 2021

Anne Wheeler's creative non-fiction collection, Taken by the Muse, is a finalist for The 2021 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize!

Bertrand Bickersteth's debut poetry collection, The Response of Weeds, is a finalist for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry and the 2020 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize!

The Alberta Literary Awards are organized by the Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA).

Anne will be reading with Norm Boucher (Horseplay) on April 27, 5 pm MDT. Register here for the Zoom link. And Bertrand will be a special guest reader on May 17th, 7pm MDT, at the online launch of Nisha Patel's Coconut. Links forthcoming.

The WGA will also be organizing future readings, so stay tuned for details!