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Sep 7, 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Victoria launch on Thursday for Kevin A. Couture's Lost Animal Club will have to be rescheduled. Thanks to everyone who was planning to attend. We will let you know the new launch date when...

Jul 7, 2016

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Alberta Book Publishing Awards! Seven of NeWest Press's books have been shortlisted. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Calgary on September 16th, 2016.

Congrats to the following authors and...

Jun 7, 2016

Congratulations to R.W. Gray for winning the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award at the East Coast Literary Awards!

Thanks to the event and award organizers, and to the East Coast Literary Awards and the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia!

May 4, 2016

Congratulations to R.W. Gray for his collection Entropic being shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award!

Thanks to the East Coast Literary Awards, their...

Apr 19, 2016

We are ecstatic to announce that Wendi Stewart's debut novel MEADOWLARK has been shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize! The winner will be announced on June 23rd.

Mar 22, 2016

The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. One of NeWest Press's books ...

Mar 3, 2016

Both have been shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Awards: Gerald Hill's Hillsdale Book for the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award and Lisa Guenther's novel, Friendly Fire, for the O'Reilly Insurance and The Co-operators First Book Award. Congrats!!
The winners will be...

Mar 3, 2016

R.W. Gray's second short story collection, ENTROPIC, has been shortlisted for the first New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction! The winners of all three categories (Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry) will be announced at the Atlantic Book Awards...

Jun 24, 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards were announced today, and Edmonton's own NeWest Press has a strong showing with three nominations.

In the mix are:

Book Cover/Jacket Design:


Jun 6, 2014

On Friday, June 6th, the Alberta Book Awards were held at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, and NeWest Press had a sizeable contingent of nominees present for the ceremony including Jenna Butler (Seldom Seen Road...