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Turnstone Authors Celebrated at the Manitoba Book Awards

Turnstone Press is thrilled to congratulate Manitoba Book Award winners Kristian Enright and Chadwick Ginther, and Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dennis Cooley. The Manitoba Book Awards Gala, which took place on Sunday evening at the West End Cultural Centre, hosted a robust turnout of Winnipeg's vibrant literary community, and Turnstone would like to congratulate all the excellent 2013 Book Awards nominees.We are pleased to announce the following award winners:
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Sarah Klassen's Monstrance shortlisted for the Word Guild Awards

Turnstone Press is thrilled to announce that Sarah Klassen's poetry collection Monstrance has been shortlisted for the 2013 Word Guild Awards, which honours the best in Christian writing. The award will be be presented at a black tie awards gala at the World Vision headquarters, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the general public.
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Congrats to the Manitoba Book Awards 2013 Shortlisted Nominees and Titles

WINNIPEG-Turnstone Press is thrilled that many of our titles have been shortlisted for the Manitoba Book Awards this year. Monstrance by Sarah Klassen and Dating by Dave Williamson were nominated for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, as well as for other categories. Kristian Enright, whose debut sonar was published by Turnstone Press in September of 2012, was nominated for the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer. Thunder Road by Chadwick…
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Sally Ito's Alert to Glory featured in Poetry in Advent

Kyla Neufeld of Saint Benedict's Table brings attention to Sally Ito's Advent poems from Alert to Glory: "Her words on Advent are poignant and inspire us, inspire me, to think about the more solemn aspects of Advent, to anticipate the waiting of Advent and not just the joy of Christmas." Read the full posting here.
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Sally Ito is the Fall 2012 Writer in Residence for CCWOC

Sally Ito, author of Alert to Glory, will be the writer/storyteller in residence for the University of Manitoba's Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture this year. The writer/storyteller-in-residence position is an annual residency that brings a writer or storyteller to the University of Manitoba to give public performances, to speak in classrooms, and to offer one-on-one mentorship and advice on the craft of writing and/or storytelling. The writer/storyteller is also enabled to work intensively…
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Turnstone Authors at Thin Air 2012

Turnstone Press is pleased to announce the participation of five of our authors in this year's Thin Air: Winnipeg International Writers Festival. Chadwick Ginther, Mike Grandmaison, Patti Grayson, Sarah Klassen, and Dave Williamson will all be appearing at the festival this September. The annual festival, which runs September 21-29 2012, hosts a series of readings, lectures, interviews and book launches, among other events, and offers programming for adults and children, in English and French. Click…
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Patti Grayson's Autumn, One Spring Shortlisted for Manitoba Reads 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINNIPEG: Turnstone Press is pleased to announce that Autumn, One Spring by Patti Grayson has been shortlisted for Manitoba Reads 2012. Manitoba Reads is a contest presented by CBC in partnership with McNally Robinson Booksellers and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, and is modelled after Canada Reads, Canada’s “biggest battle of the books.”
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Valgardson's What the Bear Said wins INL Reads!

Turnstone Press is pleased to announce that What the Bear Said: Skald Tales from New Iceland by W.D. Valgardson is the winner of the INL Reads! Book for 2012. What the Bear Said was voted in by the INL (Icelandic National League) convention during this year’s Icelandic National League of North America’s Annual conference, “Embracing Icelandic Culture,” held in Brandon, Manitoba, May 3-6, 2012.
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Robert J. Sweeney receives Association for Manitoba Archives -- Manitoba Day Award

Turnstone Press is pleased to announce that Robert J. Sweeney, author of Portraits of Winnipeg: The River City in Pen and Ink, is a recipient of the Association for Manitoba Archives’ Manitoba Day Award for 2012. The Association for Manitoba Archives’ sixth annual Manitoba Day Awards presentation was held on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The event, which recognizes excellence in the use of archives, was hosted by the Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives and Gallery, 600…
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Bandit shortlisted for the Margaret McWilliams Award for Popular History

WINNIPEG: Turnstone Press is proud to announce that Bandit: A Portrait of Ken Leishman by Wayne Tefs has been shortlisted for the Margaret McWilliams Award 2011 for Popular History. The Margaret McWilliams Award is one of the oldest literary awards in Canada, named in honour of writer Margaret McWilliams. Readings from short-listed books will be given on Thursday, 3 May 2012, 7:00 PM at McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park. All are invited to attend this…
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