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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.


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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)!

Jun 10, 2019

Congratulations to Collin Doyle whose play "Let the Light of Day Through" won the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama at the Alberta Literary Awards!

"Let the Light of Day Through" is one of the three works in Doyle's collection...

May 24, 2019

Congratulations to A.J. Devlin for taking home the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel for his debut book Cobra Clutch! The award is sponsored by Rakuten Kobo....

May 16, 2019

To celebrate the 50th title in our Nunatak First Fiction Series, we are putting our backlist Nunataks on sale! 20% off until the end of June!

The Nunatak First Fiction Series is the longest running debut-fiction...

Apr 3, 2019

We are proud to announce that Collin Doyle's play "Let the Light of Day Through," which can be found in his collection The Mighty Carlins and Other Plays, is up for the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama!

Congratulations to all the nominees, and thanks to the organizers and...