We Remember Battle Stories

Posted on November 3 by Kyle

In honour of Remembrance Day, we’re reading up on the men and women who have served in some of the most iconic battles that echo through world history to the present day.

The Battle Stories series was written by renowned experts and complete with quotes, photographs and detailed maps, each Battle Story offers readers clear insight into the unfolding action. 

Don't Forget: Between October 11 - Nov 11, 2016, you can use promo code REMEMBER for 25% off select Battle Stories books!

 

Job Posting: Publicist

Posted on May 22 by KathrynB in News

Dundurn Press, a leading independent Canadian publisher, is hiring a full-time publicist in our Toronto office.  The publicist’s primary responsibilities are to successfully plan and secure publicity for a selected number of titles each publishing season and to develop and maintain strong working relationships with media and authors. The publicist will report to the Publicity Manager.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Indigo Yonge & Eglinton presents Sylvia McNicoll signing Body Swap

Cost
free
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Meet bestselling author Sylvia McNicoll and ask her about her latest novel, Body Swap, or anything else you want to know about the writing process, as she autographs bookmarks and books.

Imagine in the Park--The Art and Poetry of Mistakes

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Make no mistake about it, Imagine in the Park is a festival of fun for kids. The Great Mistake workshop will celebrate the craft of making mistakes into poetry. The Xray machine  was a famous invention that came about as an error so we will be constructing Xrays of our own hands using Qtips and construction paper while Sylvia McNicoll reads Xcerpts to inspire. Drawing more booboos from Sylvia's X box, participants will create story and poetry "writing" the wrongs they have pulled.

 

Cost
Free

Fabulism

Posted on May 8 by R.M. Greenaway in Fiction, Mystery

In day-to-day life I’m fairly unflappable, but when it comes to writing, I’m a worrier, always finding new things to flap about. Last year it was a concern that there’s an element of the unreal in my BC Blues crime series. I felt that to fit on the shelf labelled “Police Procedural,” a novel has to reflect life to a T, with grit, dirt, cruelty, violence, and all the rest, and should never touch on magic.

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