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Award recipients will be announced on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Alberta Book Awards Gala – Edmonton Delta Centre Suite Hotel. This celebration will be co-hosted by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta and The Writers’ Guild of Alberta. In addition, Edmonton Public Library will be awarding the $10,000 fourth annual Alberta Readers’ Choice Award to an Alberta author.More Info
Announced on April 28 in Winnipeg. Congratulations to all the winners.More Info
Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Book Awards Gala on Saturday May 25, 2013 in conjunction with the Book Publishers Associ ation of Alberta’s (BPAA) Alberta Book Publishing Awards and the Edmonton Public Library's 2013 Alberta Readers' Choice Award. The celebration will take place at the Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel (10222 - 102 Street) in Edmonton alongside the 2013 Words in 3 Dimensions Conference.More Info
Books featured in the LPG's coast to coast tour of Canadian poetry. New poems appearing daily at http://lpg.ca/cocopoproMore Info
Raymond Souster Award: The Raymond Souster Award is given for a book of poetry by a League of Canadian Poets member published in the preceding year. The award honours the late Raymond Souster, an early founder of the League of Canadian Poets. The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is given in the memory of Gerald Lampert, an arts administrator who organized authors’ tours and took a particular interest in the work of new writers. The award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. The Pat Lowther Memorial Award is given for a book of poetry by a Canadian woman published in the preceding year, in memory of the late Pat Lowther, whose career was cut short by her untimely death in 1975.More Info
The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of its 31st annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The winning books will be exhibited in Germany at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs; in Japan, at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, in conjunction with the Tokyo International Book Fair; and, in Canada, in nine provinces. Exhibition venues will be posted on the Alcuin Society website. The books will also be entered in the international book design competition in Leipzig, Germany in February 2014. Awards will be given out this fall in both Toronto and Vancouver. This year's judges, Marvin Harder, Naomi MacDougall, and William Rueter, selected 41 winning titles from 236 entries, from nine provinces and 112 publishers; Mr. Rueter was presented with the 6th Robert R. Reid Award and Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Book Arts in Canada.More Info