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Tributaries Guide


T R I B U T A R I E S


New Streams
Slideshows and Galleries
Interviews and Book Reviews
Essays and Excerpts
All the Buzz


New Streams


Summer 2003

Spring and Summer Catalogue 2003
PenumbRelease: A Child's Story of Canada
By Karin Moorhouse
PenumbRelease: Where Only the Elders Go
Written by Jan Bourdeau Waboose
Colour artwork by Halina Below
PenumbRelease: Soapstone Carving for Children
By Bonnie Gosse with photographs by Dave Gosse
PenumbRelease: Straightlines
Poems by Mary Frost
PenumbRelease: The Touch of Something Wild
A novel for young adults
By Colleen Rutherford Archer
PenumbRelease: Captured in Stone: Carving Canada's Past
A national treasure—the Parliament Building sculptures
By the Dominion Sculptor, Eleanor Milne



Slideshows and Galleries


Captured in Stone: A Slideshow
featuring the parliamentary carvings of
Eleanor Milne and company

The Voice of the Natives: A Slideshow
featuring the photographs of Hans-Ludwig Blohm

Northern Mythos: An Artshow
featuring the work of Carl Schaefer

Remembering Naomi Jackson Groves


Interviews and Book Reviews


Out of Muskoka, a memoir
by James Bartleman, Lieutenant Governer of Ontario




From the Archives ...

The Art of Aging: Inspiration for all Ages
Beyond Declining Years reviewed by Joan Sonnenburg,
in the Country Senior

Helping A Pal Tell His WWII Tale
Spitfire Down reviewed in The Plain Dealer,
Cleveland, August 26th, 2001

A POW Remembers
Spitfire Down reviewed by John Freeman,
in The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, August 16th, 2001

True North Diane Vroom interviews John Flood for the Packet


Essays and Excerpts


Recent Penumbra memoirs trace those lingering, enigmatic impressions of childhood, that no doubt honed the shape of the mature lives of their authors. The following vignettes share no resemblance and yet you just might find in each of them a resonance rare in prose ...

Carolyn Smart:
Reading Aloud from At The End Of The Day

Terry Fuchs:
from The House by the Side of the Road
in Waking at Rush Cove

Sara Lee Stadelman:
from Isa in Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts


Here, one memoirist talks about her journey as a writer ...

Marianne Brandis: On Life-Writing: The Process of Finding Words


The Voice of the Natives: The Canadian North and Alaska
Photographs by Hans Blohm



More stories of people enchanted by place ...

Wayne Rostad's Foreword
to Andrew Little's On The Road Again ... Again

Mooskek-Owak
published in Mooskek Reader in 1978,
the year before John Flood founded Penumbra Press


All the Buzz


Seasonal Penumbrag catalogues and occasional PenumbReleases, are available here in pdf format.

Spring and Summer Catalogue 2003
PenumbRelease: A Child's Story of Canada
PenumbRelease: Where Only the Elders Go
PenumbRelease: Soapstone Carving for Children
PenumbRelease: Straightlines
PenumbRelease: The Touch of Something Wild
PenumbRelease: Captured in Stone
Penumbrag Winter 2003: Out of Muskoka



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