Awards

 
 

 

2014

Marion Nicoll: Silence and Alchemy
Ann Davis and Elizabeth Herbert

  • Shortlisted, Melva J. Dwyer Award, 2014 (ARLIS/NA)

John C. Parkin, Archives, and Photography: Reflections on the Practice and Presentation of Modern Architecture
Linda Fraser, Michael McMordie, and Geoffrey Simmins

  • Shortlisted, Melva J. Dwyer Award, 2014 (ARLIS/NA)

2013

 
L’Alberta Autophage: Identités, mythes et discours du pétrole dans l'Ouest canadien
Dominique Perron
  • Finaliste, Prix littéraires du Gouverneur general 2013, Essais (Counseil des arts du Canada) / Finalist (Shortlisted), Governor General’s Literary Awards 2013, French Non-fiction 
The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977
Wendy Dathan
  • Winner, Clio Prize - The North, 2013 (Canadian Historical Association)

The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977
Wendy Dathan

  • Winner, Scholarly and Academic Book of the Year, 2013 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)

 

2012

Always an Adventure: An Autobiography

Hugh A. Dempsey

  • Winner, 2012 Alan D. Ridge Award of Merit (Publications), Archives Society of Alberta

University of Calgary Press

  • Winner, Publisher of the Year, 2012 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)

 A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011

Claire Elizabeth Campbell, editor

  • Short-listed, Scholarly Book of the Year, 2012 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)

 Hearts and Minds: Canadian Romance at the Dawn of the Modern Era, 1900-1930

Dan Azoulay

  • Short-listed, Scholarly Book of the Year, 2012 Alberta Book Awards, (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
Happyland: A History of the “Dirty Thirties” in Saskatchewan, 1914-1937
Curtis R. McManus
  • Winner, Nonfiction Award, 2012 Saskatchewan Book Awards
  • Short-listed, Scholarly Writing Award, 2012 Saskatchewan Book Awards
  • Short-listed, First Book Award, 2012 Saskatchewan Book Awards
  • Short-listed, Book of the Year Award, 2012 Saskatchewan Book Awards
2009
 
100 Years of Anne with an ‘e’
Holly Blackford, editor
  • Short list, BPAA Readers Choice award 2009 
Somebody Else’s Money
Warren Elofson, Author
  • Short list , BPAA Readers Choice award 2009
  • Short list, BPAA Scholarly and Academic award 2009
 
2008
 
Rabbis and their Community: Studies in the Eastern European Orthodox Rabbinate in Montreal, 1896-1930
Ira Robinson
  • Winner, Canadian Jewish Studies Prize, 2008 J.I. Segal Awards (Jewish Public Library, Montreal) 
Give Your Other Vote to the Sister: A Woman’s Journey into the Great War
Debbie Marshall
  • Short-listed for the 2008 Exporting Alberta Award (Canadian Authors’ Association – Alberta Branch)
The Lens of Time: A Repeat Photography of Landscape Change in the Canadian Rockies
Cliff White and E.J. Hart
  • Short-listed for the 2008 Alberta Book Publishing Awards, Trade Non-Fiction Book of the Year (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
  • Finalist, Canadian Rockies Award, 2008 Banff Mountain Book Festival (Banff Centre for the Arts)
Dark Storm Moving West
Barbara Belyea
  • Finalist, 2007 Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize (Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
  • Short-listed for the 2008 Alberta Book Publishing Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990
Edited by John Bukowczyk, Nora Faires, David R. Smith, and Randy William Widdis
  • Short-listed for the Association of Borderlands Studies 2008 Book Award 
 
2007
 
Reta Summers Cowley
Terry Fenton
  • Short-listed for the 2007 Saskatoon Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
Le nouveau roman de l’energie nationale: Analyse des discours promotionnels d’Hydro Québec de 1964 à 1997
Dominique Perron
  • Short-listed for the 2006-2007 Prix Raymond-Klibansky for the best French-language book in the humanities (Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences) 
Zhorna: Material Culture of the Ukrainian Pioneers
Roman Fodchuk
  • Short-listed for the 2008 Kobzar Literary Award (Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko)
The Letters of Margaret Butcher: Missionary-Imperialism on the North Pacific Coast
Edited by Mary-Ellen Kelm
  • Second Prize, 2006 British Columbia Historical Federation Writing Competition
Alberta Formed – Alberta Transformed
Edited by Michael Payne, Donald Wetherell, and Catherine Cavanaugh
  • Winner, Best Book Design (Mieka West, designer), 2007 Alberta Book Publishing Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
  • Short-listed for the 2007 Alberta Book Publishing Awards, Book Illustration (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
  • Short-listed for the 2007 Alberta Book Publishing Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
“I Will Fear No Evil”: Ojibwa-Missionary Encounters along the Berens River, 1875-1940
Susan Elaine Gray
  • Winner, 2006 Margaret McWilliams Awards (Manitoba Historical Society) – Scholarly History category
  • Winner, Manitoba Day Award for the use of archival research material (Association for Manitoba Archives) 
“Duel of the Decade” from Alberta Formed – Alberta Transformed
Tammy Nemeth
  • Winner, Article of the Year, Petroleum History Society
The Calgary Project
Beverly Sandalack and Andrei Nicolai
  • Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, 2007 Awards of Excellence Program, National Honour
 
2006
 
Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990
Edited by John Bukowczyk, Nora Faires, David R. Smith, and Randy William Widdis
  • Winner, 2006 Albert B. Corey Prize in Canadian-American Relations (American Historical Association and Canadian Historical Association)
My Own Places: Poems on John Constable
Don Kerr
  • Short-listed for the 2006 Saskatchewan Book Awards, Poetry category
Memories, Dreams, Nightmares: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor
Jack Weiss
  • Winner, Best Holocaust Memoir, The 2005 Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Calgary’s Grand Story
Donald B. Smith
  • Winner, 2006 Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Award; Publication, Education, Scholarship and Exhibits Category (City of Calgary)
  • Winner, Best Scholarly Book, 2006 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta) 
Writing the Terrain: Travelling through Alberta with the Poets
Edited by Robert M. Stamp
  • Winner, Best Cover Design, 2006 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
Staying Human through the Holocaust
Teréz Mózes
  • Short-listed for the 2006 Alberta Book Awards, Book Design (Book Publishers Association of Alberta) 
 
2005
 
Roughnecks, rock bits and rigs: the Evolution of Oil Well Drilling Technology in Alberta, 1883-1970
Sandy Gow
  • Winner, 2005 Book of the Year from the Petroleum History Society of Canada
The People Who Own Themselves: Aboriginal Ethnogenesis in a Canadian Family, 1660-1900
Heather Devine
  • Winner, 2004-2005 Harold Adams Innis Prize for the best English-language book in the social sciences (Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences -- Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme) 
Betrayal: Agricultural Politics in the 1950s
Herbert Schulz
  • Short-listed for the 2004 Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction (Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards)
The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History
Simon Evans
  • 2005 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show selection – Cover Design
  • Winner, 2004 Canadian Historical Association Clio Award (The Prairies)
  • Winner, Best Scholarly Book, 2005 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta) 
The Garden of Art: Vic Cicansky, Sculptor
Don Kerr
  • Winner, 2005 Saskatoon Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
  • Winner, Best Cover Design, 2005 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
  • Short-listed for the 2005 Alberta Book Awards, Book Design (Book Publishers Association of Alberta) 
Songs of the North Woods as Sung by O.J. Abbott and Collected by Edith Fowke
László Vikár and Jeanette Panagapka
  • Short-listed for the 2005 Alberta Book Awards, Book Cover Design (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
  • Short-Listed for Publisher of the Year Award, 2005 Alberta Book Awards (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
Passages: Explorations of the Contemporary City
Graham Livesey
  • 2005 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show selection – Scholarly Illustrated Book Design
 
2004
 
Developing Alberta’s Oil Sands: From Karl Clark to Kyoto
Paul Chastko
  • Winner, 2004 Book of the Year from the Petroleum History Society of Canada 
“Disaster – from Raging Inferno to Beacon of Promise,” in Harm’s Way: Disasters in Western Canada
David Breen, chapter author (Anthony Rasporich and Max Foran, book editors)
  • Winner, 2004 Article of the Year from the Petroleum History Society of Canada
The Madwoman in the Academy: 43 Women Boldly Take on the Ivory Tower
 edited by Deborah Keahey and Deborah Schnitzer
  • 2004 Alberta Book Awards, Winner, Best Scholarly Book (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose
edited by George Melnyk and Tamara Palmer Seiler
  • Short-listed for the 2004 Alberta Book Awards, Scholarly Book (Book Publishers Association of Alberta)
 
2003
 
Muskox Land: Ellesmere Island in the Age of Contact
Lyle Dick
  • Winner, 2002-2003 Harold Adams Innis Prize for Best English Language Book in the Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
 
No One Awaiting Me: Two Brothers Defy Death During the Holocaust in Romania
Joil Alpern
  • Jack Chisvin Family Award for a Holocaust Memorial 2003 (15th Annual Canadian Jewish Book Awards)
 
2002
 
Never Far Away: The Auschwitz Chronicles of Anna Heilman
Anna Heilman, edited by Sheldon Schwartz
§         The City of Ottawa English Book Award, 2002
 
Sights of Resistance: Approaches to Canadian Visual Culture
Robert J. Belton
§         Finalist, 2002 Alberta Book Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year
 
 
2001
 
No One Awaiting Me: Two Brothers Defy Death During the Holocaust in Romania
Joil Alpern
§         The Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction, 2001
§         The Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, 2001
 
Alberta Society of Artists: The First Seventy Years
Kathy E. Zimon
§         ARLIS/NA Worldwide Book Publication Award, 2001
§         Melva J. Dwyer Award, 2000/01
 
Understanding Stone Tools and Archaeological Sites
Brian Kooyman
§         Silver Award, 2001 Alberta Book Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year
 
 
2000
 
Understanding Stone Tools and Archaeological Sites
Brian Kooyman
§         "Choice" Award for Outstanding Academic Titles, 2000
 
The Road to the Rapids: Nineteenth Century Church and Society at St. Andrew’s Parish, Red River
Robert J. Coutts
§         The Margaret McWilliams Medal, Manitoba Historical Society, 2000
 
A Business History of Alberta
Henry C. Klassen
§         Finalist, 2000 Alberta Book Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year