Lorene Shyba

Durvile & UpRoute Books 

BOOKS IN PRINT, AUDIO, and ON SCREEN. Purveyors of Fine Knowledge.   

Durvile Publications, o/a Durvile & UpRoute Books, is a small-but-mighty indie press that publishes print books, audiobooks, e-books, and hosts author events. The Durvile imprint publishes the True Cases series and fascinating biographies, and the UpRoute imprint focuses on the Spirit of Nature Indigenous series, the Every River Lit series, and other brave artistic and cultural ventures. CLICK TO SEE OUR TITLES or DOWNLOAD OUR SPRING 2022 CATALOGUE.
PhD, Publisher and RAYMOND YAKELEYA, Indigenous Content Editor

SPRING/SUMMER 2022          

Siksikaitsitapi: Stories of the Blackfoot People

By Payne Many Guns and others. A collective of Blackfoot authors share their stories that come both from legend and from their personal experiences, with many of the stories translated into English from the Blackfoot language. Release Date March 21, 2022. Download Info Release >>

Know It All: Finding the Impossible Country

By James H. Marsh. James Marsh tells of his evolution from a troubled childhood to a long career in Canadian publishing that culminated in the creation of The Canadian Encyclopedia — what one reviewer called “the intellectual equivalent of the building of the CPR.”   Release Date, May 4, 2022 . Download Info Release >>

From the Corner of Bad and Ass

By Carrie Schiffler. A collection of memories about growing up in welfare housing to absentee and alcoholic parents. Prepare to laugh at Carrie's attempts to earn the attention she craves and prepare to cry over the inappropriate attention she receives. Release, May 15, 2022. Download Info Release >>

Why RU Still Here?

By Lynda Partridge. This book, continues the story of Lillian & Kokomis, the award-winning book about a complex and not-always-lovable foster kid. Lillian and her buddies uncover the mystery of ghosts and spirits that live behind a window at the family farm. Release, August 15, 2022. Download Info Release >>

BONUS! The River Troll: Special Color Edition

By Rich Théroux. Responding to popular demand, The River Troll returns in full color. The River Troll is a darkly comic, illustrated Y/A novel featuring a nameless protagonist we call “friend.” Late at night he wanders on a long walk along a river looking for a reason to keep on living. Release, Feb. 15, 2022. Download Info Release >>



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