Thistledown Press is a 45-year-old publishing company embarking on a new phase of its existence with a change of ownership in fall 2020. The new team at Thistledown is delighted to be an active force in the Canadian literary landscape, producing original, engaging, and thought-provoking books by new and established Canadian authors, while at the same time honouring our past as a legacy press founded in Saskatoon in 1975.


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The Fifth Window by Russell Thornton

How many poetry books published in Saskatchewan can claim to have gone viral?
We have been pretty surprised by the sudden and huge interest in a fairly old book! The Fifth Window by Russell Thornton, published in a small print run back in 2000, was recently the subject of a viral TikTok and now thousands of people around the globe have been looking for it. With the renewed interest we decided to reprint the book.

Please find further details about the book and the author, as well as ordering information, here.

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