2017 Alberta Book Publishing Award finalists announced

July.07.2017

2017 Alberta Book Publishing Award finalists announced

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta announced the finalists for the 2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards — and Freehand is thrilled to be in good company with our Alberta publishing colleagues on the list. You can find the full shortlist here. The awards will be presented at a gala reception at the Delta South in Edmonton on September 15, 2017 — tickets are now available at bookpublishers.ab.ca.

Congratulations to our authors, and our fellow nominees!

Book Design

  • University of Calgary Press
    The Frontier of Patriotism: Alberta and the First World War
    edited by Adrianna Davies and Jeff Keshen
    book design by Garet Markvoort
  • Freehand Books
    Perfect World by Ian Colford
    book design by Natalie Olsen, Kisscut Design
  • Athabasca University Press
    Visiting with the Ancestors: Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces by Laura Peers and Alison K. Brown
    book design by Marvin Harder

Trade Fiction Book of the Year

  • Stonehouse Publishing
    Kalyna by Pam Clarke
    editors Julie Yerex & Netta Johnson
  • NeWest Press
    Paper Teeth by Lauralyn Chow
  • University of Alberta Press
    Rising Abruptly by Gisèle Villeneuve
  • Freehand Books
    White Elephant by Catherine Cooper
    editor Barbara Scott
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