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An Award & A Star Review!

Congratulations to Jodi Carmichael and Richard Van Camp, whose books received some fantastic support this past week. The fall issue of Best Books For Kids & Teens has hit the newsstands and we are thrilled to see Forever Julia as an official selection! Another important magazine in the world of publishing, Quill & Quire, has […]

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Strong Start to Fall Season

The fall launch season is underway! Tyler released Madder Carmine in Edmonton and has found his way on to the Bestseller lists in his region, while garnering strong reviews for his crossover fiction title. Richard Van Camp also has great buzz behind Night Moves. says that “For readers who are familiar with Van Camp’s earlier […]

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Fall Launches Set!

The morning air is crisper in Winnipeg this week, and thus our first reminder about the coming fall is upon us. It’s always sad to see summer come to an end, but we are excited to launch our fall titles in October!  Mark your calendars. October 8 – Madder Carmine by Tyler Enfield launches at […]

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Win a signed copy of Daytripper’s!

Win a signed copy of A Daytripper’s Guide To Manitoba! Great Plains Publications wants you to get out and discover all that Manitoba has to offer! Take a photo of yourself exploring a path or attraction in Manitoba, then tweet it, facebook it or send it out on instagram with the hashtag #daytrippersGuideMB. On August 4th, […]

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Q&Q and Best Books!

Our spring titles have launched! As expected, A Daytrippers’ Guide To Manitoba and On The Air are on top of the Bestsellers lists at McNally Robinson again. Bartley and Garry will be signing books across the city in the lead up to Father’s Day. We’ll be posting the schedule on our Facebook page shortly. Check […]

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Spring Books are off!

The sun is shining, the plants are blooming, and our authors are launching! Yes, spring is officially here. Jodi Carmichael kicked off the release of Forever Julia with a standing-room-only launch event in McNally Robinson’s Atrium. Since then, she’s received an excellent review from The Winnipeg Free Press (“This is a young writer to watch”), […]

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Ready, Set, Launch!

March is coming to an end and that means we are headed into launch season here at Great Plains! We are proud of the eclectic mix of titles on our spring list. Mark the dates below in your calendar to meet the authors behind the titles and pick up a signed copy for your collection! […]

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Our launch events for the Spring 2015 list are over a month away, but author Jodi Carmichael’s Forever Julia is already garnering some buzz.  The novel, published under our Great Plains Teen Fiction imprint but also highly suitable for the New Adult genre, centres on Julia, the girlfriend of high school superstar, Jeremy.  When Jeremy’s feelings for […]

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Spring List

It may still be January, but we are in the midst of designing, printing and promoting our spring titles. We have a novel from an exciting new author set to launch in Toronto in early May. Our last novel under Enfield & Wizenty, The House On Sugarbush Road, won the Book of the Year Award […]

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New Year, New Representation

Happy New Year! Great Plains Publications is ringing in 2015 by moving to new sales representation and book distribution.  We are thrilled that Rorie Bruce will still be representing our titles locally, but he is now part of the Publishers Group Canada team which will be handling our representation from coast to coast.  Distribution will […]

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from the dogs here at Great Plains Publications! Scout and Trish have had a fabulous year publishing such great titles and marketing them from coast to coast!  Joining Scout and Trish in sending good cheer to you and yours is Gregg Shilliday, Ingeborg Boyens, Catharina de Bakker and Mel Marginet. Congratulations to Natasha Deen, who […]

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National Reviews

All of our fall 2014 books have launched and it’s great to see our authors receiving positive reviews across the country.  Elaine McCluskey’s Hello, Sweetheart was reviewed by Steven W. Beattie in the National Post this week and he says, “The stories in Hello, Sweetheart are barbed and frequently sardonic – one of the best […]

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