The shortlists for the Alberta Book Publishing Awards have been announced and Freehand is represented in multiple categories:

Book of the Year Awards

  • Twin Studies by Keith Maillard (Trade Fiction)
  • Homes: A Refugee Story, by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung (Trade Non-Fiction)

Design Awards

  • The Figgs, by Ali Bryan (Kisscut Design)
  • All of Us in Our Own Lives, by Manjushree Thapa (Kisscut Design

The winners will be announced at the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala on September 13, 2019. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.