HighWater Press Fall Release Preview 2018

Fall 2018 Titles

Fall 2018 Titles

It’s time for our annual Fall Title Release Preview and the weather is making the thought of curling up with one of our new books easy! We have four new titles coming out before the end of the year and you can either order or pre-order all of them now. Check out the descriptions and let us know on social media what you’re most excited for! Click the links Facebook Instagram Twitter



Release date: September 12

Cole Harper is struggling to settle into life in Wounded Sky First Nation.

Monsters is the second novel in The Reckoner trilogy, a series by Governor General Award-winner, David A. Robertson.

Come to the launch at McNally Robinson on Tuesday, October 30th 2018. A portion of the book sales this evening will be donated to Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba.




A Girl Called Echo Vol. 2: Red River Resistance


Release date: November 15

Picking up where Pemmican Wars left off, Red River Resistance sees Echo Desjardins adjusting to her new home, finding friends, and learning about her Métis heritage.

Red River Resistance is volume two in the graphic novel series, A Girl Called Echo, by Governor General Award–winner Katherena Vermette.


Surviving The City

Release date: November 28


Tasha Spillet’s graphic-novel debut tells a story of kinship, resilience, cultural resurgence, and the anguish of a missing loved one.

Surviving the City is one book in The Debwe Series. Come check out the launch party at McNally Robinson Thursday, December 6th 2018.





Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

Release date: Late Fall


This whimsical story celebrates the revitalization of Cree dialects and traditional methods of story telling.

Dallas Hunt is a teacher, writer, and member of Wapisewsipi (Swan River First Nation) in Treaty 8 territory in Northern Alberta, Canada. As a proponent of language revitalization, his debut book for children, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock, includes words in Cree. Dallas lives in Winnipeg and enjoys reading great books to his nieces and nephews.

Amanda Strong, a Michif, Indigenous filmmaker, media artist and stop motion director currently based out of the unceded Coast Salish territory also known as Vancouver, British Columbia.

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*All release dates are subject to change. 

Don’t forget to let us know what book you’re most excited for, we would love to hear from you!

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