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Oct 7, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that three NeWest Press titles received accolades at the 2019 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada!

In the Prose category
The Melting Queen by...

Sep 3, 2020

We are giving readers a chance to win another two eBooks this month. One draw will be for those currently signed up for our newsletter and the other will be for anyone who signs up by the draw date!

And because it's back-to-school month, we've chosen...

Jul 10, 2020

We here at NeWest Press are very excited to announce that our press and titles have been nominated for seven awards at the 2020 Alberta Publishing Awards, including the Mel Hurtig Publisher of the Year award.

NeWest Press has been shortlisted in the following categories:


Jun 16, 2020

We hope you are all (at the very least) coping with everything that has been going on, and that you and your loved ones are healthy and happy.

Though the NeWest Press office is still mostly closed at the moment, we have decided to resume shipping books from our office once a week. People...

May 6, 2020

Congratulations to Bruce Cinnamon, Meaghan Marie Hackinen, and Niall Howell!! Their debut books are shortlisted for the Sixth Annual Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, with a $10,000 award given out in three categories.


Nonfiction Category:

Meaghan Marie Hackinen's...

Apr 20, 2020

Congratulations to Heidi L.M. Jacobs! Her debut novel, Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear, is a finalist for the 2020 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for...

Apr 16, 2020

Three NeWest Press authors are shortlisted for four awards at the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards!

Thank you to the jurors and congratulations to all the finalists.

Peter Midgley 
let us not think...

Mar 25, 2020

Friends of the press,

These sure are strange and tough times. We are glad you are all practicing social distancing and hope, in these unprecedented circumstances, you can find some comfort in books.

In light of this, we will be offering a discount on all of our eBook titles for the...

Dec 20, 2019

We at NeWest Press hope you all have a truly excellent holiday season!

Our office will be closed until January 6th.

Have fun with books until we get back (and then have some more fun with books)!