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Spring 2020 update

It’s safe to say we’ve finally reached spring in Winnipeg. We hope you’re enjoying the sunny weather with great books to keep you company. Today, we’re bringing you an assortment of positive book-related news. Coop the Great goes to Germany!We’re thrilled to announce that German language rights of Coop the Great have been sold to […]

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COVID-19 Update

Great Plains Publications is staying up to date with the recommendations provided by officials during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your health and safety is important to us. Here are the steps we have taken as a company: As of March 16, all employees of Great Plains Publications have transitioned to working remotely. This ensures we are […]

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3 Questions with Winter Willow Author Deborah-Anne Tunney

Winter Willow is Deborah-Anne Tunney’s second book published by Great Plains Publications under the Enfield & Wizenty imprint. Her first, A View from the Lane, was published in 2016. We caught up with her to chat about her writing process, book inspirations, and her advice for aspiring writers. How did your writing process for Winter […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

  Fear not holiday shoppers, our interactive Holiday Gift Guide is here!   We developed this guide to showcase some of our favourite regional and national titles for the casual readers, the coffee table book browsers, and the bibliophiles in your life.   Click on a title or a book cover to read the book […]

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Meet the Authors: Fall 2019 Book Launches

  Our fall titles are hot off the presses! We’re excited to launch Feral, Winter Willow, Privilege, and Haunted Manitoba at venues across Canada. Listen to the authors read from their new books and be sure to pick up a signed copy. All events are free and open to the public.     Haunted Manitoba […]

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Fall 2019 Preview: Books as Conversation Starters

A great book is a conversation starter, encouraging you to reflect on the world around you from a fresh perspective. We’re excited to announce our Fall 2019 titles – books you’ll be eager to discuss over the dinner table, in the classroom, and among friends at book club.   FERAL by Nicole Luiken 17-year-old Chloe […]

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Summer launches, beach reads, and more!

Upcoming Events   Enfield & Wizenty author Katherine Koller will launch Winning Chance in Calgary on Thursday, July 25 at 1 p.m. at Loft 112. Be sure to attend to hear a reading from the collection and get your copy signed!     Yellow Dog author Monica Nawrocki will be visiting Winnipeg on Aug. 8 […]

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Award Nominations!

The Manitoba Book Awards have released their shortlist! Join us on Friday, May 3rd at the 2019 Manitoba Book Awards Gala as we celebrate Manitoba authors. More Abandoned Manitoba: Rivers, Rails and Ruins by Gordon Goldsborough Shortlisted for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award Shortlisted for the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book […]

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New Website, New Staff!

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We have a new website! We’ve worked with Relish New Brand on this refresh. If you spot any errors or oddities during your browse, send them to us at marketing@greatplains.mb.ca Speaking of new arrivals, our Managing Editor Catharina de Bakker has welcomed a new baby girl to her family. We will miss her during her […]

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Gatekeeper Trailer is out!

This trailer for Gatekeeper has given all of us chills here at Great Plains!

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Spring Launches

It’s still cold here in Winnipeg, but the sun is shining longer and we know that spring will be here before we know it! Mark your calendars for these exciting events: April 18th – The Light That Remains launches at the the Ottawa Writers Festival April 20th – The Shadow Over Portage And Main hits the […]

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Leonard Flett at the Niche

Leonard Flett’s memoir, From The Barren Lands, has held a steady place on the McNally Robinson Bestsellers list since it’s release this fall. You can meet Len on February 20th at the Neechi Niche. He’ll be signing copies of his book from noon until 2. Stop by to say hi and explore this wonderful building […]

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