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Monday, November 23, 2015

BUSKER: Stories from the Streets of Paris - BOOK TRAILER

Paris as you have never read it before...a mosaic of gypsies, homeless people, other buskers and random strangers, Busker tells a tale of personal hardship and unrequited love, as well as of ultimate triumph -- through music and fortitude. This is the moving story of a young woman who went to Paris for love and found her life. [...]

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Beth Gobeil featured in CTV Interview

Breathing Room tells the story of Beth Gobeil’s life as a mother of a son with cystic fibrosis. Things took a dramatic turn, as her son Donovan was faced with what the family had always known was coming, her son needed a lung transplant.  [...]

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Breathing Room Author, a Healthcare Advocate

Beth Gobeil, author of Breathing Room sees her writing as a way to raise awareness on Cystic Fibrosis and the pressing need for more people to join the Canadian donor program. [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Laurie D Graham feature in The London Free Press

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

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Monday, March 31, 2014

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


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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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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Saskatchewan's New Poet Laureate - Leader-Post

Emma Graney has written a feature on new Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Judith Krause for the Regina Leader-Post. Here is some of what she had to say: [...]

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Hagios Author Selected as Saskatchewan’s Poet Laureate

The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is delighted to announce that Judith Krause of Regina is the new Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan. Her term will begin January 1, 2014 and will run until December 31, 2015. Judith Krause is a Regina poet, editor and educator whose publications include four books of poetry and a collaborative chapbook. A fifth collection tentatively entitl [...]

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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Revealing The Holocaust in a New and Startling Way - Next Generation Poet Find Words for the Unspeakable

Months before poet Murray Reiss was born, his father learned that everyone in his family had perished in the Holocaust.  From the day Reiss was born to when his father died, 20 years later, he never spoke a word about the loss of his family.  The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild (Hagios Press; 2013) is how Reiss filled his father’s silence with images, metaphors, guesses and dreams – in short, with poems. [...]

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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Parent to Parent answers on Autism

“People always ask me when I knew that Noah was …different. I never know how to answer that question. Knew is a really strong word.”  Kelley Jo Burke, from Ducks on the Book: A Parent Meets Autism. [...]

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Paul Wilson Interviewed on Global's Winnipeg Morning News

Paul Wilson, author of The Invisible Library, talks about whether physical copies of books are on the decline with the advent of technology such as Kindles and iPads. [...]

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Can We Stem Today’s Apathy Toward Nature? - Pioneer of Prairie Ecology Inspires a New Generation of Conservationists

Prairie conservationist have their work cut out for them today, as industrial and resource extraction interests destroy habitat for the Greater Sage Grouse and Woodland Caribou, and policy-makers abandon responsibility for Crown grasslands and their endangered species. “Meanwhile,” according to well-known Regina naturalist, Trevor Herriot, “as prairie culture becomes increasingly urbanized, technology-dependent, and farther from the ecological health that our indigenous and set [...]

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Baseball Poet Writes of a Life-long Love for the Game

For Saskatoon poet, Dwayne Brenna, author of Stealing Home: Baseball Poems (released this month from Hagios Press, Regina), writing poems about baseball is as natural as throwing a curve ball over the corner of home plate. Brenna, has picked up the baseball and rosin bag every spring for fifty-two years, and continues to pitch on old-timer baseball teams such as the Red Deer Playboys, the Saskatoon Outlaws, and the Riverhurst Thumpers. [...]

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Are We Witnessing the Ultimate Demise of Books?

Publisher and Poet Reminds us of The Importance of Books [...]

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

A Night with Dwayne Brenna and "Stealing Home"

Cover Artist of Stealing Home meets author Dwayne Brenna [...]

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Finding Poetry in the Game of Baseball - CBC North

The game of baseball has inspired generations of writers, and now you can add Saskatchewan poet Dwayne Brenna to the list. [...]

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Stealing Home author to come to North Battleford

Dwayne Brenna wasn’t different from most kids growing up in rural Saskatchewan, at a young age his dad put him in baseball and he loved it. Fifty years later, Brenna still plays. Baseball runs in his blood, and that’s why he wrote Stealing Home: Baseball Poems. “I always loved this game because no matter what else was happening in my life, baseball was always a refuge for me. It was always som [...]

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012


An online interview with Laurie D Graham. [...]

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Poet Victor Enns looks back at childhood in southern Manitoba

Winnipeg poet Victor Enns is about to launch a new book.  It's called boy and it's a collection of poetry that harkens back to Enns' childhood. [...]

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Brenda Schmidt and Grid

Some of my friends love to be photographed; others duck and run (a reaction I well understand). Whichever category Brenda Schmidt will admit to belonging in, I am delighted that she posed for me at the launch of her latest collection Grid (Hagios Press).   [...]

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Bridget Keating and Mitch Spray Strike Fire

From Latitude Drifts - Shelley Banks [...]

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Friday, March 6, 2009

Dorothy Knowles and Terry Fenton – In Conversation

Listen to an informal yet informative conversation between artist, Dorothy Knowles and curator, Terry Fenton in celebration of the exhibition of her work, Land Marks. [...]

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Monday, July 21, 2008

"Share the Care" of Gary Hyland

Gary Hyland is a respected educator, poet and has been a huge supporter of literary arts and culture in Saskatchewan. Gary has ALS and is currently bedridden. On behalf of the group Share the Care of Gary Hyland, Hagios Press would like to spread the word that donations are now being accepted to offset the cost of his nursing care. You can help by donating per hour of nursing care as follows: [...]

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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

New Website Proclaims Hyland as The Poet's Poet

Gary Hyland has been writing and publishing in Saskatchewan since the 60's. With his poetry and his generosity, he has touched and changed (for the better) many other poets. So it isn't surprising that a group of poets got together to say publicly what we all know in our hearts, Gary Hyland is a remarkable poet and it's about time he was given more recognition for his work. Many poets think of Gary Hyland as "The Poet's Poet" and to this end The Poets' Poet Award Gr [...]

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Saturday, October 13, 2007

Gary Hyland Honoured by Sask Writers Guild

On October 12th the Saskatchewan Writers Guild (SWG) paid tribute to Gary Hyland (Hagios author; Hands Reaching in Water) for his many achievements by renaming its volunteer leadership award after him. A luncheon hosted by SWG president Robert Calder at the SWG's fall AGM and conference announced the renaming and presented the first Hyland Award to Ken Mitchell, a long time SWG volunteer and Regina author. [...]

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Monday, July 30, 2007

Festival Report

The Festival of Words in Moose Jaw, July 19th through 22nd, was a remarkable event and Hagios Press wishes to congratulate the Festival board, the many volunteers and of course a big bouquet goes to Gary Hyland, the Artistic Director of this years Festival. Of course Gary is also a Hagios Press author and while he wasn't featured a this years festival copies of his new book Hands Reaching in Water were made available by bookseller The Oak & Rose. [...]

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