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Apr 3, 2019

We are proud to congratulate David Martin for his collection Tar Swan being long listed for the 2019 Raymond Souster Award organized by the League of Canadian Poets!

The winner for this category as well as the Gerald Lampert Memorial and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award will be...

Mar 19, 2019

Congrats to Kayla Geitzler! Her debut collection THAT LIGHT FEELING UNDER YOUR FEET is a finalist for The Fiddlehead Poetry Book Prize at the New Brunswick Book Awards! Congrats to the nominees and thanks to Evelyn Lau and the award organizers!

Dec 20, 2018

We at NeWest Press with everyone a pleasant, fun, relaxing, and book-filled holiday season!

Just a reminder that we will be closed from December 21st until January 3rd.

See you all in the New Year!

Sep 17, 2018

Last Friday night at the Alberta Book Publishing Awards in Calgary was an exciting one! We took home two design awards:

Jul 3, 2018

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards! Six of NeWest Press's books have been shortlisted in five categories. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Calgary on September 14th, 2018. 

Nominated for Book...

Jun 14, 2018

Congratulations to Taylor Lambert for winning The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize for Darwin's Moving!

Click to see a lovely video of...

Apr 9, 2018

Congrats to Taylor Lambert and the other finalists! The winner of The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize will be announced at the Calgary Awards on June 13, 2018, which will be live streamed on!

A reading and Q and A with the finalists will take place at Shelf Life Books...

Mar 13, 2018

Sarah de Leeuw's Where It Hurts is a finalist for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize at the 2018 BC Book Prizes! Congrats to Sarah and to all the other nominees!...

Jan 8, 2018

Congrats to Cassie Stocks whose award-winning debut novel, Dance, Gladys, Dance, was long listed for this year's Canada Reads!

The panellists and the final...

Nov 17, 2017

We are proud to announce that NeWest Press took home Publisher of the Year at the Alberta Book Publishing Awards! 

Alongside this award, Kevin A. Couture's Lost Animal Club won Best Cover Design and Susanna Pfisterer's...