Creekstone Press

Northern BC's publisher

Creekstone Press Publications

Crossing the Divide: Discovering a Wilderness Ethic in Canada’s Northern Rockies

In Crossing The Divide Wayne Sawchuk takes us from his early days as a logger and trapper to his role in creating the largest protected wilderness area in the Rocky… Read more

Song of the Earth: The Life of Alfred Joseph

When your culture is banned and your land and resources stolen, it takes a special individual not only to survive but to thrive. Grounded in the wisdom of his elders,… Read more

Shared Histories

Shared Histories looks deeply into what happened at the intersection of settler dreams and Witsuwit’en reality in the small northwestern British Columbia town of Smithers. Planted in a swamp at… Read more

Mapping My Way Home: A Gitxsan History

Today the adjacent villages of Gitanmaax and Hazelton form one of the most picturesque communities in all of western Canada—a tiny, tourism mecca nestled in Gitxsan territory at the foot… Read more

Second Growth

Gillian Wigmore writes about this new collection of poetry: I can't tell you how long I've waited for this voice out of the north. Like Atwood, Fabienne Calvert Filteau doesn't… Read more

Shafted: A Mystery

Our latest release... Auxiliary cop Margo Jamieson’s discovery of a nasty note in a dead man’s golf jacket sends her to local historian John Larssen for help. The conflicting agendas… Read more

They Call Me Lopey: A Saga of Wilderness Flying

Back by popular demand - Lopey is now available at your local bookstores. Bill Lopaschuk took his first flying lesson when he was twenty. In the years that followed, he… Read more

The Enpipe Line: 70,000 km of poetry written in resistance to the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal

The Enpipe Line goes dream vs. dream with Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines. If built, these 1,170 kilometre pipelines will carry tars sands oil and its poisonous by-products across more… Read more

Sidetracked: The Struggle for BC’s Fossils

What began as a hunting trip to British Columbia’s Northern Rockies in 2000 turns into one of the province’s most important fossil finds – the Monroe Dinosaur Trackway in Kakwa… Read more

Front Lines: Portraits of Caregivers in Northern British Columbia

On these pages you will meet doctors whose insights into rural medicine have won them national awards, nurses who embody the concept of cultural competence and social workers who restore… Read more

Trees and Shrubs in Winter

With the help of Trees and Shrubs in Winter, it is possible to identify most trees and shrubs – down to the smallest ground creepers – in winter. The descriptions… Read more

Searching for the April Moon

Through these personal family portraits, Prince Rupert’s Nancy Robertson portrays the complex emotions and decisions facing anyone caring for aging parents. An artist and passionate traveler, she interweaves these reflections… Read more

the weather from the west

Over many years, Sheila Peters has been writing poems reflecting the diverse experiences, both here and away, that have made the Bulkley Valley her home as a writer. Recently she… Read more

Canyon Creek: A Script

The Wet'suwet'en Indians live in and around the communities of Burns Lake, Houston, Smithers and Hazleton in northwestern British Columbia. Along with their western neighbours, the Gitksan, they launched a… Read more

A Small and Charming World

When first published in 1972, John Frederic Gibson’s A Small & Charming World was described by the critics as a compelling portrait of life in British Columbia’s First Nations communities… Read more

The Rosemary Suite

Wife, mother, artists’ model, gardener, librarian, museum assistant, yoga instructor ... Rosemary Hauswirth, of the Kispiox Valley in northern British Columbia, was in the midst of a full and fulfilling… Read more

home when it moves you

With the launch of home when it moves you, Creekstone Press is honoured to bring Gillian Wigmore’s powerful poems to public attention. “What a wonderful, fresh voice Gillian Wigmore brings… Read more

Out of Print Publications

Rocking’ Whitewater: A Guide to Paddling in Northwest British Columbia

Rockin' Whitewater is now out of print though you still might find the occasional copy floating around in second hand bookstores. Read more

In the Land of the Red Goat

One of Creekstone's most durable titles, In the Land of the Red Goat is now out of print. Read more

Returning the Feathers: Five Gitxsan Stories

This book is now out of print. Copies can be found through second hand book sources. Read more

Oar & Sail: An Odyssey of the West Coast

Oar & Sail is now out of print. Copies may be found through second-hand book sources. Read more

creekstones: words & images

This book is now out of print. Copies can be found through second hand books sources. Read more