Alison Preston lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After trying out Calgary, Vancouver, and London, Ontario, she returned to where she was born and raised. Alison is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg and was a letter carrier for twenty-eight years. Preston has written four other novels. Sunny Dreams (2007), Cherry Bites (2004), and The Rain Barrel Baby (2000) were published by Signature Editions, and her first novel, A Blue and Golden Year (1997), was published by Turnstone Press.
Signature Editions began its publishing career under the name of Nuage Editions in 1986. As a 16-person collective based in Montreal, Nuage published two to four books a year for the next several years. In 1992 one of the partners, Karen Haughian, took over the reins and ramped ... Read more
Fall is a busy time of year in the publishing world. In addition to all the Starbucks runs for Pumpkin Spice-type hot beverages, it is also when most of the heavy hitters are published and it seems like literary awards are announced on a weekly, if not almost daily, basis. With ... Read more
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