Allan Forrie

Al Forrie is the current Publisher and Editor at Thistledown Press. In his three decades with Thistledown he has worked in varying capacities as an editorial board member, marketing & sales manager, production manager, and book designer. He has served on a variety of professional and industry boards including those of the Saskatchewan curriculum development, and as president of the Saskatchewan Publishers Group. In his capacity as a curriculum developer he has co-edited the poetry anthology Dancing Visions , the short story anthology The Last Map is the Heart, and the poetry anthology, In the Clear. He also co-wrote the Thistledown Novels Guide, and The Last Map is the Heart Teachers Resource Guide, and wrote the Notes Across the Aisle Teachers Guide, and the Takes: Stories for Young Adults Teachers Guide.




short fiction anthology

336 pages / trade paper

Available in the US
World Rights Available

Teacher Resource Guide

The Last Map is the Heart

ISBN: 978-0-920633-64-9

“This excellent anthology contains 42 works of short fiction written by Western Canadian writers in the last fifty years . . .”
Canadian Book Review Annual


Batchelor, Rhonda. “Slipping into shorts.” Victoria Monday Magazine .
Beck, Marion. Freelance (May 1990): 31-2.
Cox, Catherine R. Canadian Materials (January 1990): 26.
Editorial. “Rigid rule may hurt students.” Saskatoon StarPhoenix . November 28, 1990.
Howells, Coral Ann. British Journal of Canadian Studies 8.2 (1990/1): 455.
MacKinnon, Brian. “From the bookshelf.” Classmate 20.2 (Winter 1989): 31-2.
MacKinnon, Brian. “From the bookshelf.” Classmate 20.3 (Spring 1990): 26-30.
Mortin, Jenni. “The west, warts and all.” Sask Report (December 1989): 83.
Oliver, Hugh. Canadian Book Review Annual (1990): 257.
Parungao, Pat. BC Teacher-Librarians Association Reviews (March 1991).
Quebec Library Association 31.1 (March 1990): 21.
Quickenden, Robert. “A tension in the heart.” Winnipeg Free Press . December 23, 1989. 26.
Schoemperlen, Diane. “Along old familiar trails.” Kingston Whig-Standard Magazine . June 2, 1990. 16.
Solomon, R. H. Choice (April 1990).
Stephaniuk, Jeffrey D. “Anthologies explore Canadian character.” Saskatoon StarPhoenix . February 10, 1990.
Stephaniuk, Jeffrey D. “Anthologies emphasize both space and place.” Sheaf . November 30, 1989.

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