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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Hagios Author Dwayne Brenna featured in McNally Robinson SBA Event

Current Saskatchewan Book Award nominees Dwayne Brenna, Adam Pottle and Elaine M. Will read and sign their shortlisted titles, Stealing Home: Baseball Poems (Hagios Press), Mantis Dreams: The Journal of Dr. Dexter Ripley (Caitlin Press) and Look Straight Ahead (Alternative Comics)-- Sunday Mar 30 2014 2:00 pm in the Travel Alcove, Saskatoon [...]

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Countryman, Launched in Swift Current

Robert David Symons, Countryman, the art exhibition curated by the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, has recently opened at the Art Gallery of Swift Current. Robert David Symons, Countryman, the book, a co-publication of the MJMAG and Hagios Press, and a finalist for the 2014 Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award, will be featured at the official opening of the exhibition, Friday, April 11 at 7:30 pm. [...]

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Lt. Governor’s Poetry Month Event to feature Krause, Rowley and Wilson

Established in Canada in April 1998 by the League of Canadian Poets (LCP), National Poetry Month (NPM) brings together schools, publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, and poets from across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canada's culture. [...]

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture Reviews Stealing Home

Dwayne Brenna. Stealing Home: Baseball Poems. [...]

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Sean Arthur Joyce Reads at the VPL

Wednesday 4 June, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM [...]

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Hagios Press Celebrates Success with First Book Authors

The League of Canadian Poets launched National Poetry Month with the announcement of their national awards program. Hagios Press titles garnered not one, but two nominations for the prestigious Gerald Lampert Memorial Award which honours the best first books of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. [...]

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Two Hagios Press Authors are Finalists for the 2014 Gerald Lampert Award

ANNOUNCING WITH PRIDE [...]

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hagios Press Spring Event at Shelf Life Books Calgary

Shelf Life Books in Calgary will host a reading featuring three spring titles from Hagios Press, Wildness Rushing In by dee Hobsbawn-Smith, Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest: Canada’s Home Children in the West by Sean Arthur Joyce, and Downstream: Bestemor & Me by Vangie Bergum, on Tuesday May 13th at 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Laurie D Graham feature in The London Free Press

by Joe Belanger, London Free Press [...]

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Laurie D Graham gives Two Readings in London

What: Readings by poet Laurie D. Graham, who the League of Canadian Poets announced is nominated for the prestigious Gerald Lampert Memorial Award that honours first books of poetry published by a Canadian. With Guadalupe Muro and Songs for Runaway Girls. [...]

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hagios Press Spring Launch in Saskatoon

Hagios Press Spring 2014 titles, featuring Wildness Rushing In by dee Hobsbawn-Smith, Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest: Canada’s Home Children in the West by Sean Arthur Joyce, and Downstream: Bestemor & Me by Vangie Bergum will be launched in Saskatoon on Wednesday May 14, 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Booksellers. [...]

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hagios Shares Regina Launch Evening with Trevor Herriot

Hagios Press is delighted to share the evening of their spring 2014 with best-selling Regina author Trevor Herriot. [...]

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Strike Fire, A Critical Success

Hagios Press is honoured to have two first books short-listed for the 2014 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and now all five titles in the Strike Fire New Authors series have been shortlisted for awards. [...]

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Hagios Press Congratulates Hagios Authors at the SBAs

Hagios Press congratulates our our authors who are finalists for the 2014 Saskatchewan Book Awards and Paul Wilson who was awarded the Poetry Award. Here are excerpts of jury comments of  Hagios Press books, and co-published books. [...]

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Hagios Author Murray Reiss Wins Gerald Lampert Award

Hagios Press Congratulates  Murray Reiss, the 20014 recipient of The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award  for The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild (Hagios Press, 2013) The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is given in the memory of Gerald Lampert, an arts administrator who organized authors’ tours and took a particular interest in the work of new writers. The award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. The Award carries a prize of $ [...]

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Bringing the children ‘Home’- Vernon Morning Star

Sean Arthur Joyce didn’t know his grandfather very well. It was only after he was grown up that he learned that his family was heir to an experience that concerns more than four million Canadians. [...]

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Arthur Joyce tours Ontario - BC Bookworld

Author and blogger Arthur Joyce starts a round of touring this autumn with his new book, Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest (Hagios Press 2014). [...]

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest Ontario Tour

By Sean Arthur Joyce  [...]

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

REVIEW: A Country Boy

Review by Keith Foster (SPG Book Reviews) [...]

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Vangie Bergum Reads in Camrose

Vangie Bergum, author of Downstream: Bestemor and Me, will present an author reading and nonfiction workshop in Camrose, Alberta on September 25th. For more information read the article link below.  [...]

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

'Home Children' Legacy Explored- Nanaimo Daily News

Though it affects what is an estimated one in every eight Canadians, the dark tale of Canada's "home children" is little known. [...]

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Home children journey more than author expected - Peterborough Examiner

It all started because B.C. writer and journalist Sean Arthur Joyce knew virtually nothing about his grandfather's past - except that Grandpa had emigrated to Canada as a teenager, solo. [...]

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Tourism Saskatchewan Promotes A Country Boy

Tourism Saskatchewan is inviting visitors to the beautiful Southwest to come away from their holiday with some great Saskatchewan books. On their Discover the Southwest website, Tourism Saskatchewan lists several books that provide a deeper understanding of people and places in Southwest Saskatchewan. A Country Boy: Sussex to the Canadian West by R. D. Symons (Hagios Press, 2013) tops the list and the website includes a few words about the author:  R. D. (Robert David) Symons w [...]

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Victor Enns on Afghanistan Confessions

Afghanistan Confessions, a collection of deeply imagined poems, relentless and genuine, gives voice to soldiers seldom heard in the rhetoric of a call-to-arms, in video clips from embedded journalists, or when most of us look away when they come home.  [...]

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

'Women are missing in our lives' - Vangie Bergum in the Nelson Star

Excerpt by Will Johnson - Nelson Star [...]

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Laying the Children's Ghosts to Rest, Rave Review in Vancouver Sun

Here is an excerpt of a review of Laying the Children's Ghosts to Rest by Sean Arthur Joyce from the Vancouver sun written by poet and critic, Gary Geddes:  [...]

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Victor Enns – The Afghanistan Confessions Tour

Victor Enns, author of Afghanistan Confessions  will read from his book at the following upcoming evernts:  [...]

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ARC Reviews Rove - Wrestling with Location

Excerpt of a Review by Danielle Janess [...]

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wildness Rushing In - Reviewed in Star Phoenix

Review Excerpt by William Robertson, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix [...]

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hagios Press Fall Book Launch, October 30th

Hagios Press is pleased to present the launch of three new publications: Tracks: The Art and Times of Switchman Joe by Joe Varro (with a presentation by Vic Cicansky), Homage to Happiness by Judith Krause and Afghanistan Confessions by Victor Enns, Thursday, October 30th, 7:30, p.m. at the Art Gallery of Regina, 2420 Elphinstone Street, at 7:30 p.m..  Everyone is welcome, and refreshments will be served. [...]

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Prince George Citizen Interviews Sean Arthur Joyce

What was done in desperate English times with the best of intentions created a legacy of painful Canadian question marks. They are the so-called Home Children and their descendants. [...]

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Victor Enns Interviewed on CTV Winnipeg

Victor Enns, author of Afghanistan Confessions is interviewed on CTV Winnipeg about his new book and why he wanted to write the experiences of recent Afghanistan veterans.  [...]

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