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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Need help finding the perfect books for the readers in your life? Check out our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide! Great Plains has something for everyone. Shop at your favourite independent book seller, or directly through us!

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A Daytripper’s Guide to Manitoba CONTEST

Tag @GREATPLAINSPUB in a social media post with photos of your favorite Manitoba adventure destination. Your favourite hiking, trail, landmark, tucked-away restaurant, off-the-beaten-path attraction! A total of 4 winners will be chosen randomly by username and will receive a free, signed copy of the 4th edition of A Daytripper’s Guide to Manitoba. Winners will be contacted directly […]

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2022 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Need gift ideas for the Dad or Dads on your list? Check out our 2022 Father’s Day Gift Guide.

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Great Plains Books up for Awards!

We are proud to share recent awards shortlists that include Great Plains’ Books! Vermin by Lori Hahnell is shortlisted for the Short Story Collection award in the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards. More information can be found HERE. Lessons in Fusion by Primrose Madayag Knazan is a finalist for a Snow Willow Award (Grades 7+) in […]

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide

November 25, 2021 The cold weather has arrived and December fast approaches! Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide is here to help with your various gift giving needs, and to help you find a few items to add to your own list 🙂 In the guide you’ll see our most recent releases as well as some […]

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Our Newest Team Member

We here at Great Plains Publications are delighted to welcome Keith Cadieux as our new Marketing Director. Keith brings with him a range of experience working with several different arts organizations, writing and publishing experience, and he was a co-editor of an Enfield & Wizenty title: The Shadow Over Portage & Main. We’re excited to […]

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Great Plains is Moving!

As of June 22, 2021, Great Plains Publications will be located in Winnipeg’s Lord Roberts neighbourhood. Please note our new mailing address: 320 Rosedale AveWinnipeg, MBR3L 1L8 Our contact information is otherwise unchanged. We are forwarding mail from our previous address for a limited time. Orders purchased through our website for pick-up in Winnipeg will […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀At Great Plains, we celebrate the works of Richard Van Camp, whose book Night Moves was recently released as an audiobook; Errol Ranville’s memoir Run As […]

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Night Moves and Abandoned Manitoba Audiobooks Now Available

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Night Moves and Abandoned Manitoba in audiobook format. You can now purchase these reader-favourite Great Plains Publications titles everywhere audiobooks are sold. We are taking steps to ensure our books are accessible to all readers, and the release of these audiobooks bring us one step closer to this […]

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How to Find Canadian Books

When you’re looking for your next great read, do you seek out books by Canadian authors? If you’re in Manitoba, you might be especially likely to do so. Google search trends show that in the year 2020, Manitoba had the highest proportion of searches for “Canadian books” compared to other provinces. You can see a […]

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide is here to help you make your gift list and check it twice. We know your gifts this year will be filled with local love! In the guide you’ll find our latest and best books to make your holiday shopping simple. Featuring primarily Manitoba authors, these books will interest folks […]

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Join us at our Outdoor Book Sale!

On Sunday, August 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Great Plains Publications is holding an outdoor book sale right on our front porch. We’re offering a selection of new and backlist titles at discounted prices so you can spend the rest of your summer reading the works of authors from Manitoba and beyond. If […]

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