Kirk Howard named to the Order of Canada

Kirk Howard named to the Order of Canada

Posted on January 2 by AliciaE in Awards, News
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(December 27, 2018) Dundurn Press is thrilled to congratulate our founder and publisher John Kirk Howard on being named a member of the Order of Canada.

Howard founded Dundurn Press in 1972 in order to promote “Canadian authors telling Canadian stories” — a commitment that the company has maintained in its over 45-year history and during its expansion from a small non-fiction press to one of Canada’s largest independent publishers. 

In her citation for the honour, Governor General Julie Payette recognized Howard “for his commitment to Canadian authors and to a domestically-owned publishing industry.” 

Dundurn's staff and authors are thrilled to see Howard's dedicated contributions to Canadian publishing recognized by one of Canada's highest honours.


Kirk Howard is available for interview.

For more information or to request an interview, please contact Dundurn's publicity team at publicity [at] dundurn [nospam] com () or call 416-214-5544 ext. 222.