UAlberta Press Spring 2021 Book Launches and Events

Date: Mar 17, 2021

Deadline: May 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm

University of Alberta Press is pleased to announce the following book launch events:

  • Launch of Jennifer Bowering Delisle’s new poetry collection Deriving, with Lisa Martin. Please join us virtually on March 24, 2021 for this free event here at 7:30 pm MST. Co-hosted by University of Alberta Press, Shelf Life Books, and Glass Bookshop.
  • Launch of Micheline Maylor’s new poetry collection The Bad Wife, with John Wall Barger. Please join us virtually on April 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm MST for this free event! The event will take place on Zoom; please register here to access login information. Co-hosted by University of Alberta Press, Shelf Life Books, and Glass Bookshop.
  • Launch of Aidan Chafe’s new poetry collection Gospel Drunk as part of Federation of BC Writers’ In/Verse. Please join us virtually on April 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm MST for this event! Registration information can be found here.
  • Launch of You Look Good for Your Age, edited by Rona Altrows. Please join us for this free virtual event on May 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm MST. Event details can be found here

Please also join us for our annual event, Literary Cocktails, co-hosted by University of Alberta Press and Audreys Books. This free virtual event will take place May 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm MST! This year, the poetry reading event will be hosted by Edmonton’s Poet Laureate Nisha Patel. The event will feature readings from UAlberta Press’ newest poetry collections: Gospel Drunk by Aidan Chafe, Deriving by Jennifer Bowering Delisle, and The Bad Wife by Micheline Maylor. Event details can be found here.

Please contact Cathie Crooks at ccrooks@ualberta.ca for further information regarding all events.