In Crossing the River, thirteen Canadian and European scholars contribute essays to celebrate the life and work of Margaret Laurence.
Mandel’s essays scrutinize the leap from modern to postmodern writing. Mandel examines individual writers such as Gary Geddes, Leonard Cohen, P.K. Page, Frank Davey, Margaret Atwood and John Glassco.
There is nothing better than the sight of a rare bird. Whether sitting in your backyard when an errant traveller stops by, or trekking to an exotic location, every encounter is a gift. Through a lifetime of experiences, Gene Walz shares the joy of the birding life in Happiness is a Rare Bird.
Winner: Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher and the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award.
A fascinating look at the people, places and stories that make up Winnipeg's literary history, from its earliest days to the present.
This anthology of prairie poetry is retrospective and gathering, meant to bring together those who have long been committed to poetry and to the prairies. Inscriptions is a necessary and important entry into the strangely known and wildly unknown terrain that is prairie poetry.
Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award Finalist
Foreword Magazine’s Silver Medal for Best U.S. Travel Book
This first book by Laurie Gough is a diary of her journeys in Fiji, New Zealand, Malaysia, Bali, Italy, Morocco and North America.
Winner: McNally Robinson Book of the Year
During the summers of 1991 through 1994 Victoria Jason, grandmother of two and stroke survivor, and two companions--Fred Reffler and Don Starkell--set out to kayak from Churchill, Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk on the Beaufort Sea.
When most parents consider sending their child to summer camp, they imagine a sunny lake a few hours out of the city. In 1977, the parents of 11-year-old Kirsten Koza sent their pigtailed, sass-talking offspring on a summer trip to the Soviet Union—with only fifty dollars in her pocket. Lost in Moscow tells the story of Kirsten’s summer camp hijinks.
Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Culture Heritage, Tourism and Sport.