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Scout

Farewell, Scout

After nearly 16 years guarding and greeting couriers, employees and authors, Scout slipped away to a new chapter in life. In all his time as official greeter for Great Plains, he showed an unerring nose for literary talent and routinely offered himself up as inspiration for sometimes lame Christmas cards. Scout has passed the baton, ‘er […]

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Abandoned Manitoba

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 […]

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Art Lessons

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 […]

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The Light That Remains

Danuta Gleed

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 […]

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May launches

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 […]

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Abandoned Manitoba

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 […]

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Award Shortlist

Congratulations to Richard Van Camp and all of the ReLit Awards Shortlist nominees. We are thrilled to see Night Moves on this distinguished list!

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Holiday Greeting 2016

‘Tis The Season

Seasons greetings and all the best in 2017!  

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Gatekeeper Cover

Best Book

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.

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