Blog – News

  • Home Fronts

    By U of M Press in News   |   June 14th 2011

    Jim Blanchard’s “Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age”: reviewed in the June-July 2011 issue of Canada’s History Magazine. Keep reading »

  • Under the Boardwalk

    By U of M Press in News   |   May 19th 2011

    Author takes readers back to Winnipeg Beach’s heady heyday
    by Carolin Vesely, Winnipeg Free Press Keep reading »

  • Emma LaRocque wins 2011 Non-Fiction Award

    By U of M Press in News   |   April 18th 2011

    Emma LaRocque takes home the 2011 Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction for “When the Other Is Me”: Keep reading »

  • Winnipeg’s Great War leads Manitoba Book Awards short list

    By U of M Press in News   |   March 15th 2011

    A history of Winnipeg’s contribution to the First World War has garnered the most nominations in this year’s Manitoba Book Awards. Keep reading »

  • Interview with Curtis Brown

    By U of M Press in News   |   January 21st 2011

    Former Sun journalist edits book focusing on Manitoba politics
    By: Keith Borkowsky, The Brandon Sun Keep reading »

  • Panel to study improving education for First Nations

    By U of M Press in News   |   December 10th 2010

    As reported in today’s _Winnipeg Free Press_, Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan announced Thursday he will appoint a panel of education experts to meet over the next several months and report back to him with recommendations. The panel will deliver a report with various options by the middle of 2011, Duncan said, and the options can even include possible legislation. Keep reading »

  • U of M Press launches new web site

    By U of M Press in News   |   December 6th 2010

    Welcome to the new University of Manitoba Press web site! We hope you’ll stay a while and check out all the new features! Keep reading »

  • Episkenew wins First Peoples’ Writing Award

    By U of M Press in News   |   November 29th 2010

    Jo-Ann Episkenew took home her second win on November 27th when she was awarded the First Peoples’ Writing Award at the Saskatchewan Book Awards for her book _Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing_.  Keep reading »

  • Manitoba Apologizes to Sayisi Dene

    By U of M Press in News   |   August 4th 2010

    A recent press release from the Manitoba Government reveals more about the relocation of the Sayisi Dene. “Read it here”: And, check out the book page for “Night Spirits: The Story of the Relocation of the Sayisi Dene”: Keep reading »

  • Restoring the Balance selected as Outstanding Academic Title

    By U of M Press in News   |   January 4th 2010

    “Restoring the Balance: First Nations Women, Community, and Culture”: has been selected as a “Choice Magazine”: Outstanding Academic Title of 2009. Congratulations to the editors: Gail, Madeleine, and Eric. Keep reading »