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Apr 22, 2021

Norm Boucher's debut true crime memoir, Horseplay, has been shortlisted for the...

Apr 21, 2021

A stunning urban fantasy debut, C.J. Lavigne's In Veritas, has been shortlisted for Airdrie Reads!

For more details about how Airdrie Reads works, check out their...

Apr 21, 2021

Congrats to John O'Neill, whose collection, Goth Girls of Banff, was on the 2020 ReLit Awards shortlist in the short fiction category!

Thanks to the award organizers and...

Apr 15, 2021

Three cheers for Bertrand Bickersteth being on the League of Canadian Poets award shortlist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for his debut collection The Response of Weeds!

The winners for all categories will...

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...

Apr 7, 2021

Congrats to three of our authors who have recently been long listed for awards!

Bertrand Bickersteth's debut poetry collection, The Response of Weeds, is on the...

Mar 4, 2021

Congrats to C.J. Lavigne, whose novel In Veritas is a finalist for the 2021 Crawford Award, which is presented each year by the...

Dec 31, 2020

NeWest Press will be closing to new manuscript submissions as of January 1st, 2021, as we are focusing on reading the manuscripts we received over the pandemic. We hope to re-open to new submissions in the summer, once we have worked through our backlog. Keep an eye on our social media to find...

Dec 18, 2020

It is with the utmost sorrow that NeWest Press marks the passing of one of our long-time editors, board members and friends, Don Kerr. Don was instrumental in getting the Press to the place it is now, and his good humour and better taste are missed by all who worked with him. Our board members...

Dec 17, 2020

Our office will be closed over the holidays, starting December 18th. We will be returning to the office January 4th.

We hope you all have a fun and safe holidays!

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