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Art+Medicine Collaborative Practice

Transforming the Experience of Head and Neck Cancer

Pamela Brett-MacLean & Lianne McTavish, Editors

A unique fusion of medicine and art exploring the experience of head and neck cancer.

Available July 2019
ISBN: 9781772124156

Tiny Lights for Travellers

Naomi K. Lewis

Vulnerable and funny, this memoir explores Jewish identity, family, the Holocaust, and belonging.

Available June 2019
ISBN: 9781772124484

Wisdom Engaged

Traditional Knowledge for Northern Community Well-being

Leslie Main Johnson, Editor

Collaboration between traditional knowledge and Western bio-medicine aims to improve health care in Northern communities.

Available May 2019
ISBN: 9781772124101

The Man Who Lived with a Giant

Stories from Johnny Neyelle, Dene Elder

Alana Fletcher & Morris Neyelle, Editors

A vital book of cultural storytelling for Dene readers and anyone invested in Indigenous knowledge-keeping.

Available May 2019
ISBN: 9781772124088

What You Take with You

Wildfire, Family and the Road Home

Therese Greenwood

Personal account of fleeing a Canadian wildfire that devastated a community and garnered international attention.

Available April 2019
ISBN: 9781772124491

To float, to drown, to close up, to open

E. Alex Pierce

Accomplished poet’s new collection of sensuous, intelligent poems that contemplate art, memory, and personal longing.

Available April 2019
ISBN: 9781772124538

There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

Marita Dachsel

Delicate, authentic poems that oscillate between grief and joy as they explore parenthood and loss.

Available April 2019
ISBN: 9781772124521

Apostrophes VIII

Nothing Is But You and I

E. D. Blodgett

Majestic poems look up and out at a larger world; inviting, contemplating, deliberating, reflecting.

Available March 2019
ISBN: 9781772124514

In the News, 3rd edition

The Practice of Media Relations in Canada

William Wray Carney

Third edition of the "go-to" textbook on media relations, demonstrating a proactive and planned approach.

Available March 2019
ISBN: 9781772124118

Most of What Follows Is True

Places Imagined and Real

Michael Crummey
Margaret Mackey, Introduction

Is there a limit to the liberties a writer can take with the real world?

Available March 2019
ISBN: 9781772124576

The Flying Zoo

Birds, Parasites, and the World They Share

Michael Stock

An enthusiastic exploration of the co-evolutionary dance of birds and their parasites.

Available February 2019
ISBN: 9781772123746

Government Information in Canada

Access and Stewardship

Amanda Wakaruk & Sam-chin Li, Editors

A critical analysis of Canadian government information publishing—essential reading for librarians, archivists, and researchers.

Available February 2019
ISBN: 9781772124064

Entryways to Criminal Justice

Accusation and Criminalization in Canada

George Pavlich & Matthew P. Unger, Editors

A complex and wide-reaching volume that asks how and why people are constructed as "criminals."

Available February 2019
ISBN: 9781772123364

Indigenous Education

New Directions in Theory and Practice

Huia Tomlins-Jahnke, Sandra Styres, Spencer Lilley & Dawn Zinga, Editors

A far-reaching look into contemporary Indigenous education, essential for anyone involved in culturally responsive education.

Available February 2019
ISBN: 9781772124149

The Creation of iGiselle

Classical Ballet Meets Contemporary Video Games

Nora Foster Stovel, Editor

Romantic ballet meets artificial intelligence to change the tragic narrative, allowing for possible "feminine endings."

Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9781772123814

Polish War Veterans in Alberta

The Last Four Stories

Aldona Jaworska

An intimate look at displaced Polish soldiers who built new lives in postwar Alberta.

Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9781772123739

The Stories Were Not Told

Canada’s First World War Internment Camps

Sandra Semchuk

Through oral history and photography, Semchuk examines the consequences of Canada’s first internment camps.

Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9781772123784

Sam Steele

A Biography

Rod Macleod

A major book on Canada’s most-storied pre–World War I figure and early Confederation history.

Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9781772123791

Little Yellow House

Finding Community in a Changing Neighbourhood

Carissa Halton

A young mother’s extended love note to a city’s storied and notorious neighborhood.

Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9781772123753


An Anthology of Essays

Rona Altrows & Julie Sedivy, Editors

This diverse anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction explores the universal agony and hope of waiting.

Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9781772123838