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Freehand Books
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Freehand Books is an award-winning literary press based in Calgary, AB. They have published more than sixty-five titles to date—an aesthetically diverse, award-winning collection of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction, including Marina Endicott’s Giller-nominated novel Good to a Fault; Giller winner Ian William’s inventive poetry collection Personals; and Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung’s Homes: A Refugee Story, which was a finalist on Canada Reads and for the Governor General’s Literary Award. Freehand was named Publisher of the Year at the 2019 Alberta Book Publishing Awards and has won or been nominated for more than 150 national and regional awards, including recently winning the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, the Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Fiction, and the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction.