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Finch Memoir Prize announced!!

Finch Publishing is pleased to announce that the winner for the 2018 Finch Memoir Prize is Vicki Laveau-Harvie with Okotoks Erratic. The three judges, Candida Baker, Caroline Baum and Mark O’Flynn, were in complete agreement about this dark humoured story of an out of control family beset with decay and bitterness. ...Read More

Finch Memoir Prize shortlist announced

The judges have finished their shortlist ahead of time and I am delighted to announce that we have six shortlisted authors. They are: Alan Sampson with Tin Gypsy Georgina Lawrence with A Little Bit Country Fay Keegan with All Stations to Waterfall Vicki Laveau-Harvie with Okotoks Erratic Sacha Jones with A Woman of Strange Substance ...Read More

Features

Recovery, discovery and bucket lists

We live in the era of 24/7 access to information but delayed implementation of our dreams. How often have you said, ‘When we have more money … when the kids have finished school … when we retire.’ Do we really have to wait until we’re about to kick that bucket ...Read More

25 Years On – Rex Finch

In 2001 The Sun-Herald magazine ran a front cover story: Why modern men need Rex Finch. Open the pages and the article begins… ”Among Bookshop shelves groaning with guides to good parenting and healthy relationships, one publisher stands alone.” Not bad for a business started in his front room. 16 ...Read More

Blog

Mix it up this Christmas, come on step out of your Book Comfort Zone! 

A typical conversation between my husband and myself about a new book goes something like this: Me: Just finished this great book. Do you want to read it? I think you’ll enjoy it. Him: Mmm is it a Sci-fi? Me: No it is a surprisingly compelling memoir given the subject matter. I didn’t ...Read More

Publishing Manager Sam Miles gives us a brief synopsis of the shortlisted 2018 Memoir Prize books

This year we had some really outstanding entries in our memoir prize and I don’t envy our judges having to make their final decision! Here is a round up of the shortlisted entries: Tin Gypsy by Alan Sampson: This is a heartfelt account of a father who visits his son ...Read More