Maa Press Publishing & Distribution

Self-publishing and book distribution services for Columbia Basin authors.

Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun

A beautiful children’s book by Kathy Sager and Kristin Scholfield-Sweet!

When We Are Broken: The Lake Elegy

Maa Press is pleased to announce the release of Luanne Armstrong’s newest book


  • Maa Press and Smum iem publish new Sinixt map
    Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ (homeland) maps are now available in local stores, museums, and tourism offices and on the Maa Press website. The beautifully illustrated 24″ x 36″ colour map represents Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ, complete with place names labeled in Sn-selxin (the Interior Salish dialect spoken by Sinixt Peoples.) On the back you’ll find information about Sinixt history…
  • Calling all artists and illustrators
    Maa Press is planning to publish a series of Sinixt children’s picture books and we are looking for artists to contribute illustrations! The artists chosen will be paid royalties after the books are produced and selling. Interested artists should send a letter about why you are interested in this work and one or two (ONLY)…
  • Kristen Scholfield-Sweet on illustrating a children’s book
    BC artist Kristen Scholfield-Sweet recently wrote a blog post about her experience of illustrating Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun.
  • Dawn Ravenwind’s Illustrated Book of Runes
    Dawn Ravenwind, a Columbia Basin author, is coming out with a beautiful hardcover book about the Elder Futhark runes. If you’d like to preorder one from Dawn, you can do so here. More about Dawn’s book: The Elder Futhark runes are the ancient alphabet of the Germanic descended peoples, most associated with ancient Nordic cultures….
  • Lorna Visser reviews new local children’s book by Kathy Sager
    A review of Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun by Lorna Visser, Director of the Valhalla Foundation for Ecology “Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun is a charming children’s book that tells the story of Mother Reindeer bringing the sun back after the winter solstice.  She leaps to the sun and brings it back on…
  • Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun in B.C. BookLook
    Kathy Sager’s new kids book has made it into B.C. BookLook this month. Check out the link or read below.
  • Luanne Armstrong at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson
    Join Luanne at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson on Thursday, November 26th for a presentation of her latest project. Maa Press will be on site to sell Luanne’s books. Curious about the project? Here’s what Luanne has to say: “When We Are Broken: The Lake Elegy” refers to many things, not just pain and old…
  • KL Kivi reads for Touchstone’s Storytime Series
    Author KL Kivi reads the Maa Press book ‘The Town of Nothing’ to friends Tentia and Lochlin for Touchstones Nelson‘s Storytime Series. Listen in here.

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