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Hold the date! May 6 Anniversary Celebrations

We’re working away at planning a spectacular afternoon of music, art, photography, readings, walks in the woods, delicious refreshments, with a hearty dose of general merriment and frivolity! This afternoon event will mark Wintergreen’s 10th birthday. Come join us for the celebrations. Learn about our accomplishments, celebrate our bounty, and help propel us forward for the next 10 years as we mark this milestone anniversary. Read More

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Singing Meadow Book Launch This Evening, November 17

Join author Peri McQuay this evening at Novel Idea, Kingston’s beloved independent bookstore at 156 Princess St (corner of Bagot). Peri will read excerpts from her new book, Singing Meadow, and be available for conversations and signing. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free, and open to the public. The reading takes place at 7 pm. [Peri McQuay] is a skilled writer who can Read More

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Whistler Nominee: How the Light is Spent

We’re thrilled to announce that Gail Sidonie Sobat’s book of poetry, How the Light is Spent, has been long-listed for the Whistler Independent Book Awards for 2016. How the Light is Spent is published by Wintergreen Studios Press. How the Light is Spent is a meditation on love and loss, on time and tempo. From the Drumheller Badlands to Istanbul, Turkey and back to Canada, Read More

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Momma’s Prayer Flags

Join us in celebrating the publication of Momma‘s Prayer Flags by Wintergreen Studios Press! This collection of poetry was written at Wintergreen during the workshop led by Lorna Crozier earlier this year. It features an extraordinary collection of poems written by the 11 people attending the workshop. The book is available online from amazon.com (it will be available through amazon.ca in a few weeks). It Read More

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Books and buildings … what do they have in common?

Volunteers, that’s what! Yesterday we spent one of most glorious fall days we’ve had so far putting the green roof on the cordwood cabin we built earlier this summer. As usual, we had a cadre of able-bodied and skillful volunteers (OK, it doesn’t really take that much skill to hump sod up onto a roof!), fortified by a delicious lunch and lots of laughter and Read More

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Mountain Equipment Co-op Book Launch

For those of you in the Toronto area who are interested in adventures, mountaineering, and extraordinary humanitarian feats, Wintergreen Studios Press author Zeke O’Connor will be reading from Journey with the Sherpas this Saturday at the Toronto Mountain Equipment Co-op from 11 am – 2 pm.About Journey with the Sherpas… Join Zeke O’Connor as he takes you through the many journeys he has travelled over Read More

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Authors’ activities

One of the best aspects of working with writers who publish with Wintergreen Studios Press is how active and engaged they are in their fields. Lindy Mechefske has started a food blog which complements her cookbook A Taste of Wintergreen, John Meisel recently gave a lecture at Queen’s about socio-political realities in the Italian Renaissance, and Terry Ann Carter has been touring Europe, the United Read More

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Writing at Wintergreen Launch

We are so looking forward to next Tuesday evening! Once again Novel Idea Books (156 Princess Street) is hosting us with their delicious food and wine and charming atmosphere.  Writing at Wintergreen: An Anthology Edited by Helen Humphreys, will launch on December 11th from 7:00 – 8:30pm with an introduction by Helen and readings by the contributors. This book is a collection of writing and poetry Read More

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John Meisel in Ottawa Tomorrow!

John Meisel and I, Claire Grady-Smith, bundle into his silver Prius and set off for Ottawa tomorrow morning. The car will be filled with books, our Press banner, and literature about who we are and what we do. It is times like these when I am reminded of Andrew Laties book, Rebel Bookseller, which describes “why Indie businesses represent everything you want to fight for Read More

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Launch notice: Prayers for Women Who Can’t Pray

Save the date! On Wednesday, November 7th, at 7pm we will be celebrating the publication of Prayers for Women Who Can’t Pray, by Katharine Smithrim and Melanie Craig-Hansford. Read more about this publication on our page for this title, and come out to talk to our Press representatives and the writers themselves. Prayers will be for sale through Novel Idea Books, your local hub for Read More