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2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist

Edmonton – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The following shortlists represent the best of Alberta book publishing as adjudicated by experts and professionals in the field of book publishing from across Canada. The winners of all the 2017 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced at a gala reception at the Delta South in Edmonton on September 15, 2017. Tickets are now available on the BPAA Website,

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The Frontier of Patriotism

Alberta and the First World War

edited by Adriana A. Davies & Jeff Keshen
contributions by David Borys, Juliette Champagne, Brett Clifton, Catherine C. Cole, Rory Cory, Duff Crerar, Michael Dawe, L. James Dempsey, Antonella Fanella, Alvin Finkel, Ryan Flavelle, David Gallant, Stephen Greenhalgh, Jarett Henderson, Mark Osborne Humphries, Chris Hyland, Kathryn Ivany, Allan Kerr, Norman Knowles, J. Whitney Lackenbauer, Robert Lampard, Michale Lang, Kassandra Luciuk, Rod McLeod, John Matthews, Peter McKenzie-Brown, Sean Moir, Patricia Myers, Allan Rowe, Robert Rutherdale, Amy Shaw, Donald J. Smith, Paul Stortz, Doug Styles, Ken Tingley, Aritha van Herk, Donald G. Wetherell & Anthony Worman

Perfect World

by (author) Ian Colford

Visiting With the Ancestors

Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces

by (author) Laura Peers & Alison K. Brown

Border Markers

by (author) Jenny Ferguson

The Bone Weir

by (author) David Stymeist
edited by Micheline Maylor
cover design or artwork by Tim Nokes
designed by Neil Petrunia

Lost Animal Club

by (author) Kevin Couture

Baffin Island

Field Research and High Arctic Adventure, 1961-67

by (author) Jack Ives

Native Plants for the Short Season Yard

Best Picks for the Chinook and Canadian Prairie Zones

by (author) Lyndon Penner

100 Days

by (author) Juliane Okot Bitek
foreword by Cecily Nicholson

Silent Sister

The Mastectomy Poems

by (author) Beth Everest
illustrated by Neil Petrunia
edited by Micheline Maylor

One Child Reading

My Auto-Bibliography

by (author) Margaret Mackey
foreword by Roberta Seelinger Trites


The Chief Scientist's Recollections of the American North Pole Expedition, 1871-73

original author Emil Bessels
edited and translated by William Barr

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

edited by Harry Diaz & Jim Warren
contributions by Margot Hurlbert, Jose Armando Boninsegna, Barrie Bonsal, Darrell Corkal, Amber Fletcher, Monica Hadarits, Tom Harrison, Samantha Kerr, Erin Knuttila, Suren Kulshreshta, Gregory Marchildon, Elma Montana, Bruce Morito, Jeremy Pittman, Alejandro Rojas, David Sauchyn, Paula Santibanez, A. Unvoas, Johanna Wandel, James Warren, Virginia Whittrock & Elaine Wheaton

The Complete Canadian Book Editor

by (author) Leslie Vermeer

Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals

A Workbook for Caring Across Cultures

by (author) Earle Waugh, Olga Szafran, Jean A.C. Triscott & Roger Parent

The Primary Care Toolkit for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Quick, Practical Solutions for Assessment and Management

by (author) Bianca Lauria-Horner

Stop Making Art and Die

Survival Activities for Artists

by (author) Rich Théroux

The Salarian Desert Game

by (author) J.A. McLachlan

Strangers Among Us

Tales of Underdogs and Outcasts

edited by Susan Forest & Lucas K. Law
by (author) Kelley Armstrong, James Alan Gardner, Edward Willett, Suzanne Church, A.M. Dellamonica, Gemma Files, Bev Geddes, Erika Holt, Tyler Keevil, Rich Larson, Derwin Mak, Mahtab Narsimhan, Sherry Peters, Ursula Pflug, Robert Runté, Hayden Trenholm, Lorina Stephens, Amanda Sun & A.C. Wise
introduction by Julie Czerneda


by (author) Pam Clark

Paper Teeth

by (author) Lauralyn Chow

White Elephant

by (author) Catherine Cooper