Leo Furey is a writer from St. John’s, Newfoundland. His first novel, The Long Run, was a 2004 Globe and Mail Best Book and was chosen by Barnes and Noble for their prestigious 2007 Discover Great New Writers Seasonal Picks.
The Long Run received excellent reviews in various newspapers and literary journals across Canada and was on several bestseller lists. In the US, the novel received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist.
Furey’s short stories, reviews, and journalism have been published in several literary magazines, including the Newfoundland Quarterly, Tickleace, the Antigonish Review, the Nashwaak Review, the Fiddlehead, and the Walrus.
He is founder of Broken Earth Productions, a theatre company that raises money for Broken Earth (brokenearth.ca), a non-profit group of Canadian health care individuals providing medical assistance to earthquake victims.
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.LEARN MORE Flanker Press Ltd.
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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.