News & Events

New Spring 2022 Books

As the days get longer and warmer, the team at Heritage House is looking forward to Spring. We’re delighted to share our forthcoming books with you and can’t wait to have you reading all these incredible stories. Adult Non-Fiction New Guidebooks Books for Young Readers   Banner flowers by Vecteezy

Isa Milman presents Afterlight at 2022 Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival

February 6, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Heritage House is delighted to share that Isa Milman will be taking part in this year’s JCC Jewish Book Festival with her memoir, Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home. The Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival is one of Vancouver’s leading cultural and literary events, bringing together prominent and emerging Jewish writers and non-Jewish … Continued

Afterlight named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award

Heritage House Publishing is thrilled to share the news that Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home by Isa Milman has been named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award. Afterlight was nominated for the Krauss Fam­i­ly Award in Mem­o­ry of Simon & Shu­lamith (Sofi) Goldberg for Autobiography & Memoir.  Afterlight is a … Continued

Explore with Sam & Crystal at the Sooke Festival of Family Literacy!

January 23, 2022 - 10:00 am

Join Gloria Snively and the Sooke Literacy Project on January 23, 2022, for a special event celebrating family literacy. Sooke Literacy Project is welcoming Gloria Snively with a special online event as part of Family Literacy Week. They have created a free, online event for children to enjoy with their caregivers. This fun event will … Continued

Season’s Readings

Heritage House Publishing wishes you and your loved ones a festive holiday season and a happy new year!

Heritage House joins community initiative supporting James Bay neighbourhood

For immediate release: LOCAL PUBLISHERS JOIN COMMUNITY INITIATIVE SUPPORTING JAMES BAY NEIGHBOURHOOD, NOW IN ITS 25th YEAR VICTORIA—Local publishers Heritage House Publishing and Rocky Mountain Books are donating 387 copies of their books through local initiative South Harbour Partners, which provides support for James Bay students and their families. Before the winter break, every student … Continued

Come ‘N’ Get It – Ginger Snap Recipe

Cold weather calls for cozy baking! Bring your ovens to temperature and try out some delicious ginger snaps from Come ‘n’ Get It: Roundup Recipes from Ranch Country by Beulah Barss. ​​- GINGER SNAPS – Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) margarine 1 cup (250 mL) sugar 1 egg 1⁄4 cup (50 mL) molasses 2 cups … Continued

Book Launch: Failed to Return • Keith C. Ogilvie

November 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join Keith C. Ogilvie & special guests for the online launch of Failed to Return: Canada’s Bomber Command Sacrifice in the Second World War. Keith C. Ogilvie, editor and contributor, will host the launch with several special guests, making this an interesting and memorable backdrop to the launch of the book. Keith will be joined … Continued

Chilling Tales for Halloween

What can be more fitting for this time of the year than a few chilling tales! If you are looking for stories to share around a bonfire or by candlelight this Halloween season look no further than the Campfire Stories series by Barbara Smith. Each book has many chilling and thrilling tales set across Canada, … Continued

Book Launch: Aggie and Mudgy • Wendy Proverbs

November 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join Heritage House Publishing and Munro’s Books for the launch of Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children by Wendy Proverbs. Based on the true story of the author’s biological mother and aunt, Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children traces the long and frightening journey of two Kaska Dena sisters as they … Continued

Journal of a Travelling Girl nominated for Quebec Writers Federation award

Heritage House Publishing is delighted to share the news that Journal of a Travelling Girl by Nadine Neema has been nominated for its fourth young literature award: the Janet Savage Blachford Prize for Children’s and Young Literature from the Quebec Writers Federation, announced on October 15, 2021. “I am honoured and grateful Journal of a … Continued

Book Launch & Talk: Little Wolf & White Raven • Teoni Spathelfer

November 14, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
virtual event

Join Heritage House Publishing, author Teoni Spathelfer, and Munro’s Books for the online launch of Little Wolf and White Raven, hosted by Tchadas Leo. Little Wolf and White Raven are two illustrated Indigenous children’s books written by Teoni Spathelfer and illustrated by Natassia Davies. They are the first two books in a trilogy and the … Continued