University of Alberta Press publishes works by established and emerging Canadian and international authors whose scholarship enlightens, engages, challenges, and provokes. We focus on books for scholars and other interested readers concerned with prairie, mountain, and circumpolar histories and cultures; urban issues; gender, class, and race studies; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies; Canadian politics; literary and cultural studies; environmental studies; and energy/resource extraction.


Active scholarly series:

Mountain Cairns

 

A series on the history and culture of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

 

Patterns of Northern Traditional Healing Series 

 

Surveys important local and regional healing traditions in northern regions.

University of Alberta Press publishes works by established and emerging Canadian and international authors whose scholarship enlightens, engages, challenges, and provokes. We focus on books for scholars and other interested readers concerned with prairie, mountain, and circumpolar histories and cultures; urban issues; gender, class, and race studies; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies; Canadian politics; literary and cultural studies; environmental studies; and energy/resource extraction.


Active scholarly series:  
Mountain Cairns

A series on the history and culture of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Patterns of Northern Traditional Healing Series

Surveys important local and regional healing traditions in northern regions.

University of Alberta Press publishes creative writing by Canadian authors and Landed Immigrants in the Robert Kroetsch Series, as well as creative nonfiction, particularly literary travel narratives, in the Wayfarer Series. For poetry submissions, please use the Poetry tab.

  • Short fiction: Please submit a one-page synopsis of the book and up to three stories as a sample.
  • Nonfiction: Submissions  should be accompanied by a synopsis, table of contents, and no more than  50 pages of sample material from the manuscript.

We do not publish novels.