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Every Child Matters
Every Child Matters

We grieve for the children whose lives were lost at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, and stand in support of the Indigenous communities who have suffered the impacts of colonial violence across Canada...

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Debut author jaye simpson garners national award recognition
Debut author jaye simpson garners national award recognition

The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the finalists for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers on May 26, 2021, and we're thrilled to announce that Nightwood poet jaye simpson--whose powerful...

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Book cover of Orrery by Donna Kane. It's a dark blue space motif with a grey satellite and a cluster of stars in the bottom third of the cover.
Orrery, by Donna Kane, finalist for the 2020 Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry

We're thrilled to share that Donna Kane's Orrery has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 Governor General's Literary Awards in the poetry category.  Orrery is a collection of poems inspired by Pioneer...

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Sunshine Coast publishers showcased at the BC and Yukon Book Prizes
Sunshine Coast publishers showcased at the BC and Yukon Book Prizes

The Sunshine Coast is well represented in this year’s BC and Yukon Book Prizes shortlist. Harbour Publishing’s British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer, by North Vancouver author Claudia Co...

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Two Books from Nightwood Editions on Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist
Two Books from Nightwood Editions on Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist

Congratulations to Nightwood authors  Joseph Dandurand and Yusuf Saadi.  Both authors have been shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize—the world’s largest international prize for a first edition single col...

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Michael Gates wins Axiom Award for Dublin Gulch
Michael Gates wins Axiom Award for Dublin Gulch

Yukon author and historian Michael Gates has won a silver medal in the Axiom Business Book Awards in the category of corporate history for his 2020 release Dublin Gulch: A History of the Eagle Gold Mine. The...

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Harbour Publishing Participates in “Words in the Woods”

This year, the Pender Harbour Literacy Crawl is moving outdoors (and online). Between January 11-29, you will notice colourful letters posted all around the Pender Harbour community⎼⎼⎼on storefront windows a...

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Gary Steeves (1950-2020)
Gary Steeves (1950-2020)

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Gary Steeves, who recently published Tranquility Lost: The Occupation of Tranquille and Battle for Community Care in BC with Nightwood Editions in October...

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Congratulations Sari Cooper!
Congratulations Sari Cooper!

Congratulations to Harbour author Sari Cooper, who has been nominated for a Chocolate Lily Book Award for her debut middle-grade novel, The Horse of the River. ​First created in 2002, the BC Chocolate Lily Y...

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Books are essential
Books are essential

Harbour Publishing supports the statement made by the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) on November 20, 2020, declaring that books are essential.  "They offer entertainment to those seeking an escape ...

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Tyrannosaurus Oddities: Beyond Jaws and Claw
Tyrannosaurus Oddities: Beyond Jaws and Claw

Join paleontologist Dr. Walter Scott Persons IV for a virtual presentation about “Scotty,” the biggest and longest-lived tyrannosaurus skeleton ever discovered, who is now on display at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. He will be speaking about some of the lesser-known T. rex features.

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Jean Marc Ah-Sen shortlisted for prestigious Toronto Book Awards
Jean Marc Ah-Sen shortlisted for prestigious Toronto Book Awards

In the Beggarly Style of Imitation, by Jean Marc Ah-Sen, has been named one of five finalists for the 2020 Toronto Book Awards, which acknowledge books of exceptional literary merit that are evocative of Tor...

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