Island Studies Press is the publishing arm of the Institute of Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island. It produces scholarly books for a popular audience as well as poetry, literary non-fiction, and drama.
Several of our titles have been shortlisted for Atlantic Book Awards including Listening for the Dead Bells, New London: The Lost Dream and Those Splendid Girls (historical, 2020; historical, 2016; and scholarly, 2015, respectively). Listening for the Dead Bells (2020) and Called to Serve (2019) were chosen for the PEI Publication of the Year Award. And three of our non-fiction titles have been shortlisted for the 2020 PEI Book Awards: Listening for the Dead Bells, The Cove Journal, and Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters. In 2016, two of our titles were shortlisted for the PEI Book Award in non-fiction: Those Splendid Girls and Samuel Holland: His Work and Legacy on Prince Edward Island.
A special component of our work is the Island Studies Series of short monographs dealing with aspects of culture and environment of Prince Edward Island.
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