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New 2018!

Featured for 2018, SPRING 2018
Living in the Tall Grass

Living in the Tall Grass: Poems of Reconciliation
By Chief R. Stacey Laforme

Chief Stacey Laforme gives a history of his Anishinaabe people through stories and poetry to let Canadians see through the eyes of the Indigenous people. As he says, “This collection is a reflection of the world around us and our place within it.”


UpRoute Books ImprintBook Two in the ‘Every River Poems’ Series
Trade Paper, $19.95 | E-book $16.95
ISBN: 978-1988824-05-5 | 160 Pages | Release, Jan. 15, 2018



The Tree by the Woodpile and Other Dene Spirit of Nature Tales
By Raymond Yakeleya
| Illustrations by Deborah Desmarais

The Tree by the Woodpile, the main story in this collection, is about a Dene First Nations boy who is told an enchanting tale by his grandmother about how a tree by the woodpile provides food and shelter for the birds and animals of the North.


UpRoute Books ImprintBook One in the ‘Spirit of Nature’ Youth Series
Trade Paper, $16.95 | E-book $9.95 | Bilingual English and Dene
ISBN: 978-1-98882-40-31   | 100 Pages | Release, Mar. 15, 2018



Women in Criminal Justice: True Cases by and about Women and the Law
Foreword by Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin
Edited by William Trudell and Lorene Shyba

Women in Criminal Justice is Book Four in the Durvile True Cases Series where Canadian women judges and criminal lawyers tell of cases that they have found particularly challenging. Some were disquieting/perplexing or had surprising turns, many are high-profile, and many continue to have interesting social or personal effect. Unique to this book, are distinctly women’s perspectives, and many chapters deal with Women’s, Indigenous, and LGBTQ2 Issues.


Durvile Publications | Book Four in the ‘True Cases’  Series
Trade Paper, $29.95 | E-book $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-99473-52-49  | 276 Pages | Release, May 31, 2018


FALL 2018


Benched: Passion for the Law
By Nancy Morrison

Fifty years in a law profession she loves, twenty-four of which were spent as judge, Nancy Morrison has stories to tell. Entertaining, at times warm and witty, this is also a memoir that reminds us of some of the bad old days.

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Durvile Publications | Book Four in the ‘Reflections’  Series
Trade Paper, $29.95 | E-book $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-98882-41-30 | 276 Pages | Release, October 15, 2018



The Big Secret Book: An Intense Guide for Creating Performance Theatre
By Denise Clarke

Written by Denise Clarke, director of One Yellow Rabbit Summer Lab Intensive, each chapter in The Big Secret Book highlights aspects of the master class, guiding reader/participants through techniques that enhance performance creation skills.

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Durvile Publications | Book Four in the ‘Artist Survival Activity’  Series
Trade Paper, $29.95 | E-book $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-98882-41-16 | Release, November 1, 2018