Turnstone Press believes there is more to a good book than the paper it is printed on. Books are meant to experienced and appreciated and we want to share not just our excitement for the books we publish, but also the buzz that surrounds our books across Canada and around the world. From advance publication / signing announcements to awards nominations and wins as well as critical reviews and rights deals, our news section is the place to visit to see what your next Turnstone read might be, or maybe even just confirm your own appreciation for Turnstone's books.
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Turnstone Press is proud to announce that four of our titles have been shortlisted for the upcoming Manitoba Book Awards, earning spots in six different categories.
TURNSTONE AUTHORS EARN SEVEN MANITOBA BOOK AWARDS
Turnstone Press congratulates all of our authors shortlisted for this year’s Manitoba Book Awards.
Di Brandt's Walking to Mojácar is reviewed by Libe Garcia-Zarranz in the Winter 2012 issue of The Goose Review. According to Garcia-Zarranz, Walking to Mojácar "raises a series of key issues around environmental degradation and the loss of affective ties, while leaving space for human creativity and intimacy both in the literary realm and the technological arena." She comments on the multiple languages and cultures evoked in the collection: "Fusing English with other languages such as French, German, and Spanish, Walking to Mojácar immerses readers into a transcultural voyage...." To read the full review, click here and scroll to page 92.
The Goose Review's Travis V. Mason discusses Apologetic (Turnstone) by Carla Funk and Outskirts (Brick) by Sue Goyette in the 2012 Issue 10. He highlights the poems of the collection that expore "the groundedness to be found in marriage (or companionship)." He writes, "A trio of poems—'Ars Domestica,' 'Night of the Mead Moon,' and 'Reading in Bed'—occur midway through Apologetic and render moments of domestic companionship as honestly as such moments can be rendered in verse." To read the full review, click here and scroll to page 116.
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