Five Thousand and Counting!
Abandoned Manitoba by Gordon Goldsborough has surpassed 5,000 copies sold! Since its launch in October of 2016, Abandoned Manitoba has flown off store shelves. Here at Great Plains, we have hit the reprint button three times to ensure enough stock was available to retailers. Congratulations to Gordon Goldsborough on being the fastest Great Plains author to […]Read More
Two Titles on the Shortlist
Congratulations to Katherine Koller and Natasha Deen, who have both made the Alberta Readers’ Choice Awards shortlist. Natasha Deen’s Gatekeeper is the second book in her Guardian series. Watch for the final book, Game’s End, this fall! Art Lessons by Katherine Koller is a crossover fiction title, appropriate for teenage audiences as well as adults. Art Lessons […]Read More
We are pleased to announce Lyse Champagne’s The Light That Remains has been shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award! The Jury had this to say about Lyse’s exceptional collection: Through the brutal lens of war, the stories in The Light that Remains span the twentieth century and travel the globe. Readers are caught up […]Read More
We are gearing up for our final releases of the Spring 2017 season! On May 11th Byron Rempel will visit Winnipeg to launch The Bodice Ripper. The novel follows McGill professor Anna Hill as she gives up on a romance of her own, and fashions a harlequin of her own set in Medieval Spain. But […]Read More
Manitoba Book Awards Nominations
The Manitoba Book Awards have announced this year’s shortlist, and we are delighted to see Great Plains authors on the list! Gordon Goldsborough’s Abandoned Manitoba is up for the Isbister Award for Non-Fiction, the Manuela Dias Book Design Award for General Illustration and the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher. Her Darling Boy by Tom Goodman […]Read More
Congratulations to Richard Van Camp and all of the ReLit Awards Shortlist nominees. We are thrilled to see Night Moves on this distinguished list!Read More
Congratulations to Natasha Deen – Gatekeeper has been selected as a Best Book by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre! Pick up the Fall 2016 edition of the magazine for full details.Read More
Author Wins Cross-Border Fiction Prize!
Congratulations to Tyler Enfield – Madder Carmine has won the High Plains Book Award for Fiction! From the judges: “Madder Carmine is a masterpiece… Enfield’s fever dream of a classical quest is dizzying, poetic and original… a major work that deserves to be celebrated.” We also received word this morning that Madder Carmine, as well […]Read More