The 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards are now open for submissions



Notice to writers.

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards.

Established in 1994, the Alberta Book Publishing Awards recognize and celebrate the best of the Alberta book publishing industry. The awards are presented by experts and publishing professionals from across Canada, who select the best examples of Alberta publishing in up to 16 award categories.

This year, the Douglas Barbour Award for Speculative Fiction will be presented for the first time to an Alberta publisher. The award was renamed after the 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards in honor of Douglas Barbour, who tirelessly supported the sci-fi and fantasy book publishing scene in Alberta for more than half a year. century.

The awards are open to all publishers owned and controlled by Alberta, and nominated books must have been published between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

Entries will be accepted until February 28, 2022. For more information on award nominations, eligibility and the process, visit Alberta Book Publishing Awards Web page. Further details on the date and format of the awards ceremony will follow in the coming months.

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