Frank Gogos was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1994 after completing his education in history and Newfoundland studies.
He is the chair of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum, a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Regimental Association, a public relations officer, historian and archivist for the Newfoundland Command of the Royal Canadian Legion, a historical consultant, and a photographer. Frank Gogos has guided small and large tours to Newfoundland battlefields, memorials, and cemeteries across France, Belgium, and Gallipoli. He has spent years working in a local foundry on some of the largest memorials to be unveiled in the recent era, including Newfoundland’s Memorial to the Missing replica plaques for Bowring Park, Caribou refurbishment, and war memorials in Corner Brook, Gander, and Conception Bay South. His first book, Known unto God: In Honour of Newfoundland’s Missing during the Great War, was published in 2009. He continues to research and write about Newfoundland’s First World War experience.
Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.
The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.
Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.
Flanker Press Ltd. Unit #1 1243 Kenmount Road, Paradise, NL A1L 0V8 Canada
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.