Coming soon from Freehand

View our fall 2017 catalogue here.

The Unravelling:
How our caregiving safety net came unstrung and we were left grasping at threads, struggling to plait a new one

by Clem Martini and Olivier Martini

In the follow-up to their award-winning memoir Bitter Medicine, brothers Clem and Olivier Martini continue the story of their family’s journey through mental illness, dementia, caregiving, and the health care system. [more]


Dazzle Patterns

by Alison Watt

Beginning the day of the devastating Halifax Explosion of 1917, Dazzle Patterns is an unforgettable story about resilience, the power of art, and the casualties of war. [more]

Two Roads Home

by Daniel Griffin

Vancouver Island, 1993. A group of idealistic young activists, determined to do whatever it takes to protect the environment, turn to sabotage. But in a single moment everything they’ve worked for goes terribly wrong: a night watchman at a supposedly abandoned logging company warehouse is critically injured in an explosion that they set. [more]

New from Freehand

View our spring 2017 catalogue here.

Winter Child

Winter Child

by Virginia
Pésémapéo Bordeleau
translated by
Susan Ouriou and Christelle Morelli

A visceral, luminous novel about a Métis woman tracing the life and death of her son.


Searching for Petronius Totem

Searching for Petronius Totem

by Peter Unwin

An utterly original, satirical novel about a cross-country road trip, the meaning of art, and — as always — flying edible robot chickens.

What the Soul Doesn’t Want

by Lorna Crozier

An edgy, arresting collection of poetry about aging, grief, and the quirkiness and whimsy of the natural world.