Angeline Schellenberg: A Round-Up about Fields of Light and Stone
Memory and reality, homeland and settlement, life and death—uncovering sacrifices, secrets, and forgiveness. Fields of Light and Stone is a book of poetry in the Robert Kroetsch Series. Poet Angeline Schellenberg’s work has been recognized most recently by the jurors for the Kobzar Award: her volume is one of three shortlisted titles for this coveted […]
Hiking the Pilgrims’ Way
Ken Haigh launched his new book, On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage, at the end of September. The book is a finalist for the 2021 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Collingwood Public Library hosted Ken as part of its Simcoe Authors Talks. There was a fine online turnout and lively discussion after […]
Who is the audience?
A guest post by Ken Haigh. I was recently asked, “Why was this the right time to share this story [On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage] with your readers?” The question took me by surprise. I don’t think I consciously write with an audience in mind. I write about what interests me at the […]
Prizes: Thrilling News to Report
This has been a wonderful week of award announcements, and we are proud to celebrate recent critical recognition for our authors and their books. Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction On Foot to Canterbury: A Son’s Pilgrimage, by Ken Haigh, has been shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Jury members […]
Celebrating You Look Good for Your Age
With wit and wisdom, twenty-nine women writers challenge ageism through essays, short stories, and poetry in the anthology You Look Good for Your Age, edited by Rona Altrows. They share their distinct opinions, impressions, and speculations on aging and ageism and their own growth as people. In these thoughtful, fierce, and funny works, the writers […]
UAlberta Press Poetry Reading Season: September 2021
University of Alberta Press is accepting poetry manuscripts between September 1 and 30. At the end of the submission period, the Press will select up to three manuscripts for publication in 2023 in the Robert Kroetsch Series of Canadian creative writing. We welcome submissions by poets from diverse and marginalized backgrounds, and are interested in seeing work […]
End Roll Credits, Courtesy of Derek Truscott
Drum roll, please! Derek Truscott provided this cheeky list of project participants for his latest book, Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, Third Edition. Thank you for the shout-out, Derek, and for all of the fine work you have done with this important textbook over the years. Director and Publisher Douglas HildebrandAssociate […]
Our Audiobooks Are Out in the World!
A Guest Post by Tanvi Mohile In 2020, UAlberta Press began the exciting project of distributing our first audiobooks in collaboration with ECW Press. Three of our previously published books are now available as audiobooks: Crow Never Dies; Magnetic North; and Grant Notley, 2nd Edition. This month, our latest audiobook became available for download: Tiny […]