September 04, 2019
Contest! Enter to Win Inspiring Stories of Resilience and Hope from The Word on the Street!
It's September and that means all the most exciting parts of the book season are just around the corner! Literary prizes, new fall books, and some of our favourite festivals and events. One of the highlights ...
February 13, 2019
"I Put My Faith in Those Three Main Characters" Oakland Ross on His Intriguing New Novel Swimming with Horses
Sometimes the people who leave the biggest impression on you are the most surprising. In Oakland Ross's Swimming with Horses (Dundurn Press), Sam Mitchell is an average teen when he meets Hilary Anson, ...
February 12, 2019
Amanda Laird on Breaking Menstruation Stigma & Myth in Heavy Flow
Despite the fact that a billions of people experience, have experienced, or do experience mensuration, a normal biological process, it remains a subject shrouded in embarrassment, misinformation, and ...
February 01, 2019
Doctor Gretchen Roedde on Her Journey to Expand Healthcare in Remote Ontario Communities
Remote communities in Canada often suffer from a lack medical resources, making illness and injury even more complicated and difficult than it would otherwise be. It's an issue that became a driving force ...
January 23, 2019
Jenny Yuen, author of Polyamorous: Living and Loving More, on the Best & Toughest Parts of Publishing a Book
What does love look like? Most people would readily admit there many different ways to be happy in a romantic relationship, but when it comes to adding more people into that relationship, opinions diverge ...
January 18, 2019
Yard Dog author A.G. Pasquella on Keeping the Rawness from Draft to Draft (and a Tattoo Suggestion)
Sometimes getting the thing you want most doesn't quite work out. That's what Jack Palace discovers in A.G. Pasquella's gritty new thriller Yard Dog (Dundurn Press). When Jack gets out of prison, it ...
December 05, 2018
RBC Taylor Prize Reveals 10 Title 2019 Longlist
Earlier today, the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize jurors, Camilla Gibb, Roy MacGregor, and Beverley McLachlin, announced the longlist for the eighteenth edition of the venerable non-fiction prize. They jury ...
January 15, 2018
Dundurn Press' Historic Office Building Captured in Incredible 1-Minute Sketch
Dundurn Press has operated out of a historic Church Street building for more than 10 years of their incredible 45 year history. So when Daniel Rotsztain, AKA The Urban Geographer, recently joined their ...
October 06, 2017
Special Feature: Dundurn Press
Words and Photos by Elyse Friedman. In 1972, Kirk Howard was a young man living in Sarnia and teaching Canadian studies. He noticed a dearth of homegrown books to use in his history and literature classes, ...
January 16, 2017
Featured Video: Author J.C. Villamere on Canada's (Pop) Cultural Identity
It's tough for Canadian culture to avoid being defined in opposition to American culture. With our large and loud southern neighbour dominating many cultural conversations, Canada has carved out a unique ...