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Jody Wilson-Raybould’s book From Where I Stand will be released on September 20th.

Posted: July 23, 2019
From Where I Stand is a timely, forthright, impassioned, and optimistic book for all Canadians – Indigenous and non-Indigenous – that urges us to build upon the momentum already gained on the reconciliation journey or else risk hard-won progress being lost. ...more

UBC Press receives a US$490,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Posted: June 26, 2019
The University of British Columbia Press has been awarded US$490,000 (C$650,000) to undertake a 15-month research project leading to the design of a business plan and conceptual framework for supporting interactive digital publications in Indigenous studies. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Vancouver Bird Week 2019

Posted: May 14, 2019
A little bird told us that it's Vancouver Bird Week (May 11-17). And since we're as proud as a peacock over our ornithology list, we're taking the opportunity to bring back our UBC Press Picks list of bird books. Though these aren't specific to Vancouver birds, we wanted to give bird-lovers everywhere a bird's eye view of our best bird books! ...more
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The Creator's Game wins 2019 Canada Prize

Posted: April 16, 2019
UBC Press would like to congratulate Allan Downey, author of "The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood" and recipient of the 2019 Canada Prize, awarded by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Books on Vancouver

Posted: February 19, 2019
Today we're highlighting ten UBC Press books about Vancouver. For a limited time (until Sunday, February 24 to be exact) take 20% off these titles with the coupon code YVRHERITAGE. ...more
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UBC Press announces new series: Landmark Cases in Canadian Law

Posted: February 11, 2019
UBC Press is proud to announce a new series – Landmark Cases in Canadian Law – which offers comprehensive, book-length examinations of Privy Council or Supreme Court of Canada decisions that have had a major impact on Canadian law, politics, and society. ...more

A holiday offer for our readers!

Posted: December 7, 2018
Until December 31, save 20% on web orders. Click for details. ...more

"Crerar’s Lieutenants" wins the 2017 C.P. Stacey Prize

Posted: December 6, 2018
"Crerar’s Lieutenants: Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45" by Geoffrey Hayes is the winner of the 2017 C.P. Stacey Prize, awarded by the Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War. ...more

UBC Press: Ten Historical Moments

Posted: November 15, 2018
To celebrate University Press Week, we’re unabashedly celebrating ourselves, UBC Press! Have you ever wondered how UBC Press became UBC Press? Here are ten momentous events in UBC Press’s history. ...more

In the Neighbourhood: Five UBC Press Books that Celebrate the Local

Posted: November 13, 2018
This year’s #UPWeek theme, #TurnItUP, asks us to reflect on how university presses amplify voices that might otherwise not be heard. One way university presses help to amplify voices is by publishing local stories. Many UBC Press books are grounded in place and tell stories that might not otherwise be heard by a larger audience. Today we’re highlighting five books that tell local stories and allow regional voices to be heard. ...more
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