Red Deer Press

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Red Deer Press is a Canadian book publishing company located in Markham, Ontario. It publishes trade titles in children's fiction, literary fiction, poetry, drama, belles-lettres, and creative nonfiction focusing on the Canadian prairies.

Red Deer Press was founded in 1975 as a subsidiary of Red Deer College.[1] As of 2005, Red Deer Press operates as a Fitzhenry & Whiteside Company.

Red Deer books have won several awards over the years, including the 2009 Governor General's Award for Children's literature (text) for Caroline Pignat's Greener Grass: The Famine Years.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://www.abheritage.ca/abarts/literary_arts/literary_reddeer_press.htm
  2. ^ http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/afterword/archive/2009/11/17/winners-of-the-2009-governor-general-s-literary-awards-announced.aspx

Further reading

  • Boultbee, Paul G., “Vain Dream to Mainstream: The Growth of Red Deer College Press”, Papers of The Bibliographical Society of Canada. 33(1):51-66, 1995.

External links

  • Official Site
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