Have A Glad Dad This June!

Father’s Day is coming and Great Plains has you covered! Share the image above on your social media pages and tell us a story about what make your dad (or the father figure in your life) special. Four books will be given to four winners*, with two helping to keep your #WpgWhiteout memories alive!
*Winners addresses must be in Canada. 

Stuck In The Middle 2 by Bartley Kives and Bryan Scott
The Sign for Migrant Soul by Richard Cumyn
Golden Boys by Ty Dilello
The Hot Line by Geoff Kirbyson

Be sure to tag us in your posts (you can find us on InstagramTwitter and Facebook). We’ll announce the winner on June 11th.

More Great Plans news here!

Two Titles on the Shortlist

Congratulations to Katherine Koller and Natasha Deen, who have both made the Alberta Readers’ Choice Awards shortlist. Natasha Deen’s Gatekeeper is the second book in her Guardian series. Watch for the final book, Game’s End, this fall! Art Lessons by Katherine Koller is a crossover fiction title, appropriate for teenage audiences as well as adults. Art Lessons is a novel about art and growing up on the outside.

Voting opens in July!

The Lucky Ones selected for On the Same Page

LuckyOnes_cover_finalAnne Mahon’s The Lucky Ones has been selected as the feature title in the On The Same Page initiative.

On The Same Page, a program sponsored by The Winnipeg Foundation and the Winnipeg Public Library, encourages all Manitobans to read and talk about the same book at the same time.  Congratulations Anne!

We also send congratulations out to our own Méira Cook as well as Eva Wiseman, David Robertson and Scott B. Henderson whose books were also shortlisted.

On the same page

Great Plains Publications and Enfield & Wizenty are delighted to announce that both Méira Cook’s The House on Sugarbush Road and Anne Mahon’s The Lucky Ones have been selected as part of the On The Same Page shortlist.

On The Same Page, a project supported by The Winnipeg Foundation and the Winnipeg Public Library, encourages all Manitobans to read, and talk about, the same book at the same time.  Vote for your favourite here today and throughout the summer!


Our YA editor Anita Daher is announcing some fun contests and exciting giveaways from Great Plains Publications.  Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss out!

Colophon Prize for Fiction Contest

**While Enfield & Wizenty will continue to read manuscripts for the 2013 season, the Colophon prize for fiction has been suspended.  At a time when the publishing industry as a whole keeps presenting new challenges, we simply need to control costs. Nonetheless we will continue with the regular publishing program, with normal small press advances.**

Enfield & Wizenty continues to accept submissions for its 2013 season. The deadline remains Dec. 1, 2012. Continue reading “Colophon Prize for Fiction Contest”