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NeWest Press publishes literary fiction, poetry, and drama by Canadian authors, as well as non-fiction about western Canada. NeWest Press has been a voice for the West and one of Canada's leading small publishers since it was established in 1977. A non-profit corporation, NeWest Press is made up of a Board of Directors which functions as the publisher. The board members are established writers, critics, academics, and journalists who read and solicit manuscripts for NeWest Press. Series such as the Nunatak New Fiction Series, the Prairie Play Series, and The Writer-as-Critic Series have contributed to NeWest's growing reputation in Canada and abroad.

Selected Publications (mysteries)
From murder in the wilds of Ontario to reunions gone horribly wrong, NeWest Press has mysteries for browsers, fans, and collectors alike.

Mysteries from CWC members:
Anne M. Dooley, Plane Death (ISBN: 1-896300-14-6)
Roy Innes, Murder in the Monashees (2005) (ISBN: 1-896300-89-8)
Anne Metikosh, Undercurrent (2005) (ISBN: 1-896300-87-1)
Suzanne North, Healthy Wealthy & Dead (ISBN: 0-920897-55-X)
Garry Ryan, Queen's Park: A Detective Lane Mystery (2004) (ISBN: 1-896300-84-7) (Look for the second Detective Lane Mystery title in spring 2006.)

Other mysteries:
Alex Domokos & Rita Toews, Body Traffic (2005) (ISBN: 1-896300-96-0)
D.M. Wyman, Reunions Are Deadly (2005) (ISBN: 1-896300-98-7)

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