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The Association of Book Publishers of BC has announced the winner of the 2015 Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award and it is none other than LPG member Caitlin Press, under the leadership of Vici Johnstone!

Established in 1993, Kegedonce Press’ motto is “w’daub awae” (“speaking true”), and they certainly practice what they preach.

Toronto poet Eva H.D. was awarded the 2015 Montreal International Poetry Prize for her poem "38 Michigans". The poem was selected by this year's judge, Eavan Boland, from a shortlist of 51 poems submitted from 10 countries.

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta announced the winners of their 2015 awards on September 18th at Fort Edmonton Park. At the gala event, hosted by Ken Davis, six Alberta publishers were celebrated across ten award categories.

Publishing works of progressive non-fiction and select fiction and poetry since 1996, ARP Books started slowly; the brainchild of two roommates in a Winnipeg apartment.

The City of Victoria Book Prize Society recently announced the nominees for the 2015 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children's Book Prize.

ECW Press, just a year the LPG's senior at the ripe age of 41, has been a prominent member of the Literary Press Group since its inception, and has remained in cahoots ever since.

The Writers' Trust of Canada recently announced the finalists for this year's Hilary Weston Non-fiction Prize.

BookThug is a Toronto press that has been constantly evolving since it began operating as a micropress back in 1992.

The nominees for this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize were recently announced and it was a celebration of independent Canadian publishering. Needless to say, we were delighted.

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