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Kay Parley's Inside the Mental has received quite a few reviews from the Literary Review of Canada, The Regina Leader-Post, The Star Phoenix and Quill & Quire.
Jonathan A. Allan, author of Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus, interviewed by VICE Magazine!
Our Queer Stories: book excerpt
Leader Post: "Reading from Behind prompts discussion on a taboo topic"
Nominated in the UK for the Diagram Prize - 2nd oddest book title of the year!
Metis and the Medicine Shortlisted for the
Sir John A. Macdonald Prize!
Michel Hogue's Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People made this year's Sir John A. Macdonald Prize shortlist!
The winner will be announced end of May at the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) Annual Prize Ceremonies held in Calgary during Congress.
Human On The Inside Shortlisted for Arthur Ellis Award!
We're pleased to announce Human On the Inside: Unlocking the Truth About Canada's Prisons written by Gary Garrison made the 2016 Arthur Ellis Crime Writers of Canada Shortlist.
The awards gala will be held on May 26, 2016 in Toronto.
U of R Press hits it out of the park!
Check out our 2016 Saskatchewan Book Awards Winners!
Children of the Broken Treaty, by Charlie Angus
* University of Regina Faculty of Education and Campion College Award for Publishing in Education
* Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award
#IdleNoMore, by Ken Coates
* University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award
The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures, by Mareike Neuhaus
* University of Regina Arts and Luther College Award for Scholarly Writing
Call For Poetry Submissions
University of Regina Press and Poet Sue Goyette are asking poets to submit to a collection that addresses the issue of sexual assault, victim-blaming, slut-shaming, rape culture, and the on-going quest for justice.
Goyette will act as lead editor of the collection and the University of Regina Press will publish the collection.
Submissions can be submitted either electronically or by mail until September 15, 2016. For more information, please see our media release.
Open Access Revolution
University of Regina launches an
Open Textbook Publishing Program
—making resources available to
U of R faculty to develop open textbooks
for first and second year students.
Watch this piece from Global News!
Free Knowledge: the first Open Access book published by U of R Press.
Remembering Jo-Ann Episkenew
We mourn the loss of Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew, board member, author, leader, friend.
Listen to Jo-Ann's interview with Shelagh Rogers on CBC's The Next Chapter.
Also check out our blog post about Jo-Ann and a tribute article featured in Eagle Feather News written by our intern Jeanelle Mandes.
More notable books of the year:
Another national bestseller!
Charlie Angus's latest book gets ink in The Guardian!
Quill & Quire starred review: "Angus largely avoids partisan politics... [An] exemplary piece of writing and reporting."
See also the Quill's Q & A with Charlie Angus!
Maclean's: an excerpt of one of the most powerful moments in the book
Another excerpt in the Hill Times!
CBC Ottawa interview: Listen to Charlie Angus and young activist Nadine Tookate on All In a Day
CTV News: New book tells story of girl who stood up to Ottawa on First Nations education
Embassy News: a passionate editorial on the "live monster allowed to continually devour children's dreams"
APTN News: On one of the major players in the Shannen's Dream campaign
We sell books! Check out our ad on APTN and the CBC TV national network!
#1 in Calgary Herald!
Listen to the CBC Alberta Daybreak series:
U of R Press Launches New Logo
It is not every day that Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro congratulate a university on the launch of its university press, but then, it is a rare occasion when a new university press comes into being. Jumping to the head of the class on the good wishes of these literary titans, University of Regina Press officially launched June 1st, 2013 at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Victoria, BC!
To help define who we are and what we do, we created a logo that was inspired by the Cree language and the Morse code, to both honour our roots and express a desire to communicate universally. Our motto is “For many peoples, a voice” and we try to keep that in mind with everything we do.
Please see the story of our logo here and we hope you join Ms. Atwood and Ms. Munro in welcoming an exciting new venture to the publishing scene.