The Alcuin Society Picks 35 Best-Designed Canadian Books of 2016


The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of the 35th annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. 35 winning titles were chosen from 211 submissions, sent from 9 provinces and 93 publishers. 

The awards will be presented this fall at ceremonies in Toronto and Vancouver. The winning books will then be entered in the international book design competition in Leipzig, Germany in February 2018. They will be exhibited in almost every province of Canada, as well as internationally at book fairs in Germany and Japan. 

Ranked among the winners are books from the following BC-based publishers: Simply Read Books, Greenboathouse Press, Figure 1 Publishing & Presentation House Gallery, and Vancouver Art Gallery & Black Dog Publishing. 

The full list of winners can be found on The Alcuin Society's website

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