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Current Issue: #219 Contested Migrations (Winter 2013)

Canadian Literature’s Issue 219 (Winter 2013), Contested Migrations is now available! The issue features articles by Vinh Nguyen, Mariam Pirbhai, Rachel Bower, Maude Lapierre, J. I. Little, David Williams, and more.

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8th House Publishing


Description: 8th House Publishing is dedicated to publishing only the finest of modern and radical works in literary fiction and nonfiction (philosophy, history, esoterica, politics / current events, etc)  




Academic Printing and Publishing


Description:A publisher of scholarly books, specializing in the area of philosophy. 

Address:9-3151 Lakeshore Road, Suite #403, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 3S9




Acadiensis Press


Description:Established in 1971, Acadiensis is a journal of regional history devoted to the study of Atlantic Canada. The essential source for reading and research on the region, Acadiensis is one of Canada's leading scholarly journals.

Address:11 Garland Court, P.O. Box 4400, University of New Brunswick, Frederiction, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3


Categories:(Canadian) (Journal) (Regional interest)

Acorn Press Canada


Description:Works published by the Acorn Press continue the PEI tradition of literature with local interest and global appeal. The Acorn Press combines high editorial standards with excellent local design and printing to craft fine books of poetry, fiction, history, folklore, and literature for children.

Address:P.O. Box 22024, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 9J2



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (History) (Poetry)

Alcuin Society, The


Description:The Society’s two main goals are to promote a wider appreciation of books and reading and to support excellence in book design and production. it is the only non-profit organization in Canada dedicated to the entire range of interests related to books and reading. These interests include authorship, publishing, book design and production, bookselling, book buying and collecting, printing, binding, papermaking, calligraphy and illustration.

Address:PO Box 3216, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 3X8


Contact:Howard Greaves

Categories:(Non-Profit) (Publishing associations)

Anchor Canada


Description:Anchor Canada is a publisher of quality trade paperbook books of fiction and non-fiction.

Address:c/o Random House of Canada Ltd., One Toronto Street, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V6, Canada

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Profit)

Annick Press


Description:A publisher of fresh and imaginative books that challenge, stimulate and excite today’s kids.

Address:341 Water Street, Suite 200, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1B8



Anvil Press Publishers


Description:Anvil Press has been publishing distinctive and original literary titles since 1991. Anvil's mandate to discover, develop, and foster new Canadian literary talent has been forefront in its objectives since the outset, and continues to be so as the press routinely presents the arrival of important Canadian novelists, short story writers, poets, dramatists, and those working in other literary forms that are less easily categorized.

Address:278 East First Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 1A6

Phone:(604) 876-8710

Fax:(604) 879-2667

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Literary) (Magazine)

Aquila Communications Inc.


Description:A publisher of books that reflect a variety of themes and styles. They are grade-level and age appropriate, are written in authentic easy-flowing French, and use everyday vocabulary and expressions.

Address:2642 Diab St., St. Laurent, Québec H4S 1E8, Canada


Categories:(Children's) (Francophone) (Spanish)

Arbeiter Ring Publishing


Description:ARP publishes books on contemporary politics, culture, and social issues, and are especially interested in works that contribute to the debates that you won't hear much about from mainstream media or publishers.

Address:201E-121 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 1Y4




Contact:John K. Samson

Categories:(Culture) (Current affairs) (General interest)

Arsenal Pulp Press


Description:A publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction; cultural and gender studies; gay, lesbian, and multicultural literature; cookbooks; and guidebooks.

Address:200 - 341 Water Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1B8



Categories:(Feminist and gender studies) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle)

Artistic Warrior


Description:Artistic Warrior publishing is dedicated to publishing emerging and established authors in the areas of social awareness, buying guides, autobiographical, biographical, spiritual, self-help, general interest, regional interest as well as unique fiction novels of a spiritual or parapsycholical nature.

Address:2475 Dobbin Road #22, Suite #207, West Kelowna, BC, V4T 2E9

Phone:(250) 869-5911

Categories:(Children's) (Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC)


Description:The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC), a provincial association comprising BC-owned book publishing companies, is the largest regional affiliate of the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP). The Association works to support the long-term health and success of the Canadian-owned book publishing industry in British Columbia, to foster an environment in which our members will flourish and to expand an awareness of the value of books in people's lives.

Address:Suite 600 - 402, West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1T6, Canada



Categories:(Publishing associations)

Association of Manitoba Book Publishers (AMBP)


Description:The Association of Manitoba Book Publishers represents a diverse group of Manitoba publishing houses. The AMBP strives to raise the profile of Manitoba publishers and create awaremess by drawing attention to one of the province’s most culturally dynamic industries. In doing so, the AMBP works with people central to the business of publishing: publishers, writers, editors, designers, booksellers, distributors, librarians, sales personnel and many others.

Address:404 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3, Canada



Categories:(Publishing associations)

Asteroid Publishing Inc.


Description:Asteroid Publishing is a publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction books. Our mission is to provide quality titles to readers who seek unique reads versus a mass selection. Our goal is to select and publish books that have great literary, intellectual and entertaining value.

Address:P.O. Box 3, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 4X9

Fax:(416) 352-1561

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Athabasca University Press


Description:AU Press is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. AU Press are dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media.

Address:Edmonton Learning Centre
Peace Hills Trust Tower
1200, 10011 – 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3S8



Categories:(Academic) (Journal) (University press)

Augustine Hand Press

Address:62 Walter Copp Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2K 4H6, Canada

Banff Centre Press


Description:The Banff Centre Press is a publisher of books on contemporary art and culture.

Address:Box 1020, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1H5



Categories:(Culture) (Graphics and visual arts)

Between the Lines


Description:BTL books are written by some of Canada's leading political and cultural thinkers. In every case their work has been meticulously researched, edited with great care, and written in a style accessible to a broad range of readers. 

Address:404-720 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R4, Canada



Categories:(Culture) (Current affairs) (General interest)



Description:A publisher of fiction, poetry, criticism, history and general interest titles. Biblioasis also publishes the literary journal CNQ: Canadian Notes & Queries.

Address:PO Box 92, Emeryville, Ontario, N0R 1C0

Phone:(519)968 2206

Fax:(519)250 5713

Categories:(Fiction) (General interest) (History) (Journal) (Literary) (Poetry)

Black Moss Press


Description:Since it was founded in 1969, Black Moss Press has built a national reputation for its contribution to Canadian literature. Quill and Quire has called Black Moss one of Canada’s most important literary presses. Over the past 36 years, Black Moss has published more than 300 titles including first books by a number of Canadian writers.

Address:2450 Byng Road, Windsor, Ontario, N8W 3E8

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest)

Blue Gamma Publishers Corp.


Blue Heron Press


Description:Blue Heron Press is a literary press founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, which specializes in Canadian literature.

Address:160 Greenlees Drive, Kingston, Ontario, K7K 6P4



Categories:(Academic) (Canadian) (Fiction)

Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA)


Description:The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) represents more than 30 Alberta publishers with a shared mission. They publish books by local, national and international authors and provide significant cultural and economic benefits to this province. They work with writers, printers, artists and other creative people to produce high quality books that are sold in Alberta and throughout the world. They are leaders in Canada's best-developed knowledge-based industry and are one of the strongest communities of regional publishers in North America.

Address:10523 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0A8, Canada



Categories:(Publishing associations)

BookLand Press


Description:BookLand Press Inc. is an independent publisher of a wide variety of quality literature, ranging from important contemporary poetry to mysteries to beautifully written fiction and non-fiction.

Address:6021 Yonge Street, Suite 1010, Toronto, Ontario, M2M 3W2



Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Borealis Press


Description:Borealis Press publishes writing from new Canadian writers who demonstrate talent and potential for significant growth and established early Canadian writers. Attention is also paid to aboriginal peoples.

Address:8 Mohawk Crescent, Nepean, Ontario, K2H 7G6



Categories:(Canadian) (Emerging authors) (First Nations)

Breakwater Books Ltd.


Description:A publisher of books and materials that preserve the unique culture of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Maritime provinces.

Address:P.O. Box 2188, 100 Water Street, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 6E6



Categories:(Regional interest)

Brick Books


Description:Their mandate is to foster interesting and compelling work by Canadian poets and translators of poetry, both new and established.

Address:431 Boler Road, Box 20081, London, Ontario, N6K 4G6



Categories:(Emerging authors) (Poetry)

Brindle & Glass


Description:A Canadian publisher of non-fiction books.

Address:340 - 1105 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, V8V 3P9, Canada


Categories:(Children's) (Drama) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Broadview Press


Description:Broadview Press is an independent academic publisher that publishes in English and Philosophy.

Address:280 Perry Street, Unit 5, P.O. Box 1243, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7H5



Categories:(Academic) (Fiction)

Broken Jaw Press Inc.


Description:More than a publishing house, Broken Jaw Press is an energy-centre that gathers in writers and readers from all of the margins. Located east of the centre of Canada and left of the mainstream, Broken Jaw Press specializes in highly contemporary writing by poets, writers, translators and artists who take risks and take the responsibility for doing something different.

Address:Box 596 Station A, Fredericton New Brunswick, E3B 5A6



Categories:(Fiction) (Poetry)



Description:BuschekBooks publishes poetry, fiction and translations of the highest quality by established and first-time authors and translators.

Address:PO Box 74053, 5 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1M 2H9



Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Poetry)

Cambridge University Press Canada


Description:Cambridge University Press publishes the finest academic and educational writing from around the world and is dedicated to advancing knowledge, education, learning and research.

Address:66 Pine Street South, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 3G1



Categories:(Academic) (University press)

Canadian Educators' Press

Address:1230 White Clover Way, Mississauga, Ontario, L5V 1K7, Canada



Canadian Museum of Civilization


Address:100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 4H2, Canada


Canadian Plains Research Centre


Description:The Canadian Plains Research Center (CPRC), University of Regina, is home to Saskatchewan's only university press. The Press publishes non-fiction, scholarly, regional (prairie) manuscripts.

Address:3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4S 0A2



Categories:(Academic) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest) (University press)

Canadian Scholars' Press


Description:A publisher of Canadian texts and scholarly works that focus on Canadian subjects and themes to be sold mainly in the Canadian market.

Address:180 Bloor Street West. Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2V6



Categories:(Academic) (Canadian)

Cape Breton Catalogue


Address:Wreck Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0, Canada

Categories:(History) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Cape Breton University Press


Description:Cape Breton University Press publishes children's literature, poetry, fiction, drama, and books on culture and history.

Address:1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1M 1A2




Contact:Mike R. Hunter

Categories:(Academic) (Canadian) (Children's) (Culture) (Current affairs) (Drama) (Fiction) (First Nations) (General interest) (History) (Journal) (Literary) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest) (University press)

Clark-Nova Books


Description:Clark-Nova Books publishes exclusively fiction and nonfiction by Canadian authors under thirty.


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Coach House Books


Description:Coach House Books has been publishing and printing high-quality innovative fiction and poetry since 1965.

Address:401 Huron St on bpNichol Lane, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2G5



Categories:(Fiction) (Poetry)

Commodore Books


Description:Commodore Books is the first and only black literary press in western Canada.

Address:6079 Academic Quadrangle, English Department, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada

Categories:(Fiction) (History) (Multicultural)

Commoners' Publishing Society Inc.


Description:Commoners Publishing is a non-profit publisher of Canadian fiction, social advocacy, history and educational titles with a particular specialty in books on men’s culture, history and issues. We have published over 120 titles since 1973. Commoners also specialized in books in world languages and immigrant culture.  

Address:631 Tubman Cr, Ottawa, Ontario, K1V 8L5




Contact:W.G. Cheriton

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (History) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction) (Non-Profit)

Cormorant Books


Description:Cormorant's mandate remains a commitment to publish the best new work in the area of literary fiction and creative non-fiction for the adult market.

Address:215 Spadina Avenue, Studio 230, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2C7




Categories:(Fiction) (Literary) (Non-Fiction)

Coteau Books


Description:Coteau publishes and promotes examples of the best fiction, poetry, drama and young readers' fiction written in Canada. Their lists contain many Saskatchewan and prairie writers, and they continue to publish many first-time authors every year.

Address:2517 Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 0T2



Categories:(Drama) (Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest) (Young adult)

Creative Book Publishing


Description:Creative Book Publishing seeks to advance Newfoundland and Labrador's publishing sector by producing works of literary and cultural excellence, and by actively promoting its authors and their books in national and international markets.

Address:PO Box 8660, Station A, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3T7



Categories:(Regional interest)

Creative Bound Inc.


Description:Creative Bound Inc. provides on-demand access to authors and speaking professionals who are experts in a wide range of life and workplace issues. They help organizations, teams and individuals to better manage the demands of daily life in the 21st century.

Address:PO Box 424, 151 Tansley Drive, Carp, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada



D&M Publishers Inc.


Description:D&M Publishers Inc. includes the publishing imprints Douglas & McIntyre, Greystone Books and New Society Publishers. Douglas & McIntyre's core publishing program emphasizes art & architecture, Frst Nations issues and culture, literary fiction, and social & political issues. Since 1993, Greystone Books has become a leading creator of books about nature, science and the environment, travel books - including guidebooks - and books about sports and current issues. For over thirty years, New Society Publishers has been publishing books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society.

Address:Suite 201, 2323 Quebec Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 4S7



Categories:(Current affairs) (Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle)

Deux Voiliers Publishing


Description:Deux Voiliers Publishing is a small print press specializing in first-time Canadian novelists. It is set up on an informal collaborative basis. DVP offers free layout, cover design, some copy-writing, proofreading and social media marketing services to authors who are ready to publish. All profits are passed onto the authors. Our books are sold on-line through Amazon, Lulu.com, Barnes and Nobel, etc. and in a small but growing number of Canadian bookstores. Although not yet a writers’ cooperative, we are heading in this direction and welcome the collaboration of writers, copy editors, graphic, video artists and translators who would like to see more good Canadian fiction available to readers. Our goal is for everyone to enjoy the creative process. If you have a story to tell, just send us the first chapter or the entire manuscript for a quick evaluation and feedback. If it is a good fit for DVP, we would be happy to publish it.

Address:Gatineau, Quebec

Phone:(819) 684-7688

Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction)

Douglas Gibson Books (McClelland & Stewart Ltd.)


Description:A publisher with interests in politics, history, biography, high adventure, and fine fiction.

Address:75 Sherbourne Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P9, Canada

Categories:(Fiction) (History) (Non-Fiction)

Drawn and Quarterly


Description:A publisher of new comic books, art books, and graphic novels by renowned cartoonists and newcomers from around the globe.

Address:PO Box 48056, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4S8, Canada

Categories:(Graphics and visual arts)



Description:Drawspace (an affiliate of Drawspace.com) is a Canadian publisher of art-related ebooks. Our primary goal is to provide downloadable, high quality art resources and curriculum to schools, colleges, universities, home-schooling families, and self-directed learners. Our titles are authored by internationally renowned art educators, curriculum designers, and visual artists; however, we occasionally publish promising new authors.


Contact:Brenda Hoddinott

Categories:(Academic) (General interest) (Graphics and visual arts) (History) (Non-Fiction)

DreamCatcher Publishing


Description:DreamCatcher Publishing, Inc. is an independent book publisher located in downtown Saint John, New Brunswick that produces original high-quality Canadian fiction and non-fiction of general interest for adults and children. Publishes mainstream fiction, with first consideration to Atlantic Canadian writers. Especially interested in green themes, hope & inspiration (including autobiographies) with a humourous twist.

Address:55 Canterbury Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 2C6




Contact:Elizabeth Margaris

Categories:(Canadian) (Children's) (Fiction) (General interest) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Dundurn Group


Description:Dundurn Press was established in 1972 to bring Canadian history and biography to a general readership. Politics, history and biography,were part of the original mandate but quickly expanded to include literary and art criticism, and large illustrated art books.

Address:3 Church Street, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1M2



Categories:(Canadian) (Graphics and visual arts) (History) (Literary) (Non-Fiction)

ECW Press


Description:A publisher of a heady mix of commercial and literary works that strive for a uniform standard of excellence: the best writing; the most exciting, controversial, and insightful takes on the hottest subject matter; groundbreaking design and high production values.

Address:2120 Queen Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M4E 1E2



Categories:(Current affairs) (Literary)

Ekstasis Editions


Description:Ekstasis Editions is a Canadian literary publisher, with emphasis on poetry, fiction and criticism.

Address:Box 8474, Main Postal Outlet, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3S1



Categories:(Fiction) (Literary) (Poetry)

Emblem Editions (McClelland & Stewart)


Address:75 Sherbourne Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P9, Canada

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

emc notes, inc.


Description:emc notes inc. is a Canadian publisher of quality music resources for the K-8 education market. They also produce lesson plans for the general classroom teacher as well as the specialist.

Address:309 Main Street West, 2nd Floor, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 1J7



Categories:(Academic) (Children's)

Ergo Books


Description:ERGO has been publishing books by writers in the London, Ontario region since 1977, and have deliberately concentrated on local writers who have demonstrated the potential to inform, challenge, and entertain a larger audience.

Address:P.O. Box 1439 Station B, London, Ontario, N6A 5M2


Categories:(Regional interest)

Fernwood Publishing


Description:Fernwood publishes books primarily for the university and the trade markets. A publisher of critical works that address social issues and challenge existing scholarship by drawing the attention of both scholars and the general public. Their main focus is in the social sciences and humanities, with an emphasis on criminology, aboriginal studies, history, labour studies, women’s studies, gender studies, critical theory and research, political economy, cultural studies, and social work.

Address:32 Oceanvista Lane, Black Point, Nova Scotia, B0J 1B0

Categories:(Academic) (Feminist and gender studies) (First Nations) (General interest) (History) (Non-Fiction)

Fifth House Publishers


Description:Fifth House Publishers, a Fitzhenry & Whiteside company, is committed to "bringing the West to the rest" by publishing approximately fifteen books a year about the land and people who make this region unique. Books are selected for their quality and contribution to the understanding of Western-Canadian (and Canadian) history, culture, and environment.

Address:195 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario, L3R 4T8


Categories:(Canadian) (Culture) (History) (Regional interest)

Flanker Press


Description:Flanker Press is the most active publisher of trade books in Newfoundland and Labrador, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

Address:PO Box 2522, Station C, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 6K1



Categories:(Fiction) (History) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Folklore Publishing


Description:Folklore Publishing was founded in 2002 with a mandate to publish well written and accessible popular histories drawn from North America’s past.

Address:8025 - 102 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 4A2




Frog Hollow Press


Description:Founded in 2001, Frog Hollow Press strives to produce books that: enhance the relationship between the reader and the author's work; possess a subtle beauty in terms of the materials used and the style of typesetting and design; are as affordable as possible given that we publish limited editions that are not elegible for Canada Arts Council or provincial grants.

Address:1758 Armstrong Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5S6, Canada

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Poetry)

Frontenac House


Description:Located in downtown Calgary, Frontenac House is a small literary press on the lookout for bold new work. Frontenac’s mandate is to publish as wide a range of poetic expression, from as varied and diverse a group of poets.

Address:1138 Frontenac Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 1B6




Gaspereau Press


Description:A publisher of contemporary literature by both emerging and established Canadian authors, and one of the few Canadian publishers that continue to print and bind their own books in-house.

Address:47 Church Avenue, Kentville, Nova Scotia, B4N 2M7


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction)

General Store Publishing House


Description:General Store Publishing House publishes a wide range of genres: cook books, sports, military and local history, fiction, poetry and self help. GSPH offers in-house editorial, design, layout, printing, and distribution services.

Address:499 O'Brien Road, Box 415, Renfrew, Ontario, K7V 4A6


Categories:(Fiction) (History) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest)

Gerbil Meets Mouse Publishing


Description:Our focus is on publishing stories featuring gerbils as the prominent characters, and signature photography of live gerbils for illustrations. Our focus is on three different series of Children’s books: Gerbs in the House, MELVIN, and EcoGerbs.

Address:Barrie, ON, Canada

Phone:(705) 716-7998


Categories:(Children's) (Emerging authors)

Goose Lane Editions


Description:Publishing books by both established and emerging writers, Goose Lane Editions' list encompasses exceptionally crafted poetry and stimulating fiction, as well as provocative and informative non-fiction.

Address:Suite 330, 500 Beaverbrook Ct., Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5X4



Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Granville Island Publishing


Description:Granville Island Publishing provides full services for clients (individual, corporate, institutional) who finance, and therefore control, the publication of their own books. Since 1998 Granville Island Publishing have published over 60 books, including novels, histories, children's picture books, scientific treatises, autobiographies, and hiking guides.

Address:212 -1656 Duranleau, Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3S4



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle)

Great Plains Publications


Description:Great Plains Publications is an independent non-fiction publisher based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which also operates two national fiction imprints: Great Plains Teen Fiction and Enfield & Wizenty.

Address:420-70 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1G7




Contact:Gregg Shilliday

Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Young adult)

Groundwood Books


Description:Groundwood Books, established in 1978, is dedicated to the production of children's books for all ages, including fiction, picture books and non-fiction. They publish in Canada, the United States and Latin America.

Address:110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2K4, Canada



Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Guérin �diteur Ltée


Description:Matériel scolaire pour tous les niveaux, de la maternelle à l'université.

Address:4501, rue Drolet, Montreal, Quebec, H2T 2G2



Categories:(Academic) (Francophone)

Guernica Editions


Description:Guernica Editions has published many fiction and nonfiction books which deal in one way or another with the pleasurable understanding of different cultures.

Address:P.O. Box 117, Station P, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S6



Categories:(Fiction) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction)

GWEV Publishing Inc.


Description:GWEV Publishing Inc. is a children's book publishing company producing kids' books that reach out and touch the hearts of children and adults in meaningful ways.

Address:P.O. Box 565, Stittsville, Ontario, K2S 1A6




Hagios Press


Description:Hagios Press is a regional publisher with a national reach, focusing on fine works by Saskatchewan writers.

Address:Box 33024 Cathedral P.O., Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 7X2

Categories:(Canadian) (Regional interest)

Harbour Publishing


Description:Harbour Publishing is an award-winning independent book publisher based on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast that has "nurtured and brought into being a remarkable range of works that capture the essence of British Columbia".

Address:P.O. Box 219, Madeira Park, British Columbia, V0N 2H0



Categories:(Regional interest)

HarperCollins Canada


Description:HarperCollins Canada publishes literary and commercial fiction, non-fiction, children's books, cookbooks, and reference and spiritual books. In addition to international stars, HarperCollins publishes celebrated Canadian fiction and non-fiction authors.

Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (General interest) (Non-Fiction)

Hedgerow Press


Description:Hedgerow is a small company that publishes high quality books of literary and visual beauty, limiting its annual production so as to give greater attention to each individual book. Hedgerow considers most genres for publication, with the exception of novels, academic texts, and illustrated children’s books. Preference is given to Canadian authors and artists/illustrators. Hedgerow places a strong emphasis on local production and promotion.

Address:PO Box 2471, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3Y3, Canada



Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Highwater Press


Description:HighWater Press publishes books that contribute to the understanding of the Canadian experience in all its diversity, including high-quality fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages. Our current catalog, includes a rich mix of literature, including novels, graphic novels, memoirs, and children’s books. Our acclaimed Aboriginal list features established authors as well as emerging new voices. Vibrant and thought-provoking, these books will challenge and engage you.

Address:-318 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A




House of Anansi Press


Description:The company specializes in finding and developing Canada's great new writers of literary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction and in maintaining a culturally significant backlist that has accumulated since the house was founded 35 years ago.

Address:110 Spadina Ave., Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2K4



Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

House of Parlance


Description:House of Parlance is a new media company and trade book publisher inspired by literary and visual storytelling. House of Parlance works with authors, writers, artists, illustrators and spoken word poets. From high-quality titles to electronic media, the works promote new connections between artists, authors, and their worldwide audiences

Address:5230 Marguerite Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 3K2, Canada

Categories:(Graphics and visual arts) (Literary) (Poetry)

Hungry I Books


Description:Hungry I Books is a publishing arm of the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies. It publishes a range of books, from full-scale scholarly editions, such as the edited volume Afterimage: Evocations of the Holocaust in Contemporary Canadian Arts and Literature, to a chapbook series dedicated to new Canadian Jewish writing.

Address:1590 Dr. Penfield Avenue, Room 215, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1C5, Canada

Phone:(514)848-2424 ext 8

Categories:(Academic) (General interest) (Religion)

Inanna Publications and Education Inc.


Description:Inanna Publications is one of only a few independent feminist presses in Canada committed to publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction by and about women, and complementing this with relevant non-fiction, that bring new, innovative and diverse perspectives with the potential to change and enhance women’s lives everywhere. We are particularly interested in fresh, new, diverse Canadian voices and literary works that are intellectually rigorous, speak to women’s hearts, and tell truths about women’s lives—smart books for people who want to read and think about real women’s lives.

Address:210 Founders College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada

Categories:(Academic) (Canadian) (Emerging authors) (Feminist and gender studies) (Fiction) (Journal) (Literary) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Inscape Publications


Description:Inscape Publications' mandate is to foster, nurture and showcase new and emerging Nova Scotian writing talent in the novel form of storytelling.

Address:PO Box 401, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P 1T0, Canada


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Regional interest)

Insomniac Press


Description:A publisher of eye-catching non-fiction titles as well as fiction and poetry.

Address:520 Princess Avenue, London, Ontario, N6B 2B8

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Intl Self-Counsel Press


Address:1481 Charlotte Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7J 1H1, Canada



James Lorimer & Company


Address:317 Adelaide Street West, Suite 1002

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1P9


JCharlton Publishing


Description:JCharlton Publishing Ltd aims, through the publication of critical non-fiction, to offer informed debate, pertaining to social justice issues, within the public arena. Our goal is to challenge the status quo where injustice exists.

Address:3104 30th Ave., Suite #228, Vernon, BC, V1T-9M

Categories:(Academic) (Feminist and gender studies) (First Nations) (General interest) (History) (Journal) (Non-Fiction)

Kegedonce Press


Description:Kegedonce Press is committed to the development, promotion, and publication of the work of Indigenous writers nationally and internationally.

Address:Cape Croker Reserve, R.R. #5, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, Canada



Categories:(First Nations)

Key Publishing House, The


Description:The Key focuses on a variety of topics including, but not limited to the issues of security, peace, freedom, democracy, secularism, multiculturalism, pluralism, cosmopolitanism... etc. Our mission is to establish mutual understanding and respect among the people of the world through our publications. We represent unique voices whose objective is to bring peace, tolerance, harmony, democracy and happiness to our human society.




Contact:Timothy McDonald

Categories:(Current affairs) (Multicultural)

Kids Can Press Ltd.


Description:Kids Can Press is the largest Canadian-owned children's publisher, with an award-winning list of over 500 picture books and non-fiction and fiction titles for toddlers to young adults, each designed to develop children’s literacy levels and a love of reading.

Address:29 Birch Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1E2, Canada

Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Young adult)

Leaf Press


Description:Leaf Press is an independent press that publishes beautifully designed poetry books from both new and experienced poets.

Address:Box 416, Lantzville, British Columbia V0R 2H0, Canada

Categories:(Emerging authors) (Poetry)

Left Field Press


Address:3105 Cowie Road, Hornby Island, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada

Les Éditions Adage


Address:12306, boulevard O'Brien, Montreal, Quebec H4J 1Z4, Canada



Categories:(Fiction) (Francophone) (Poetry) (Regional interest)

Les Éditions David


Description:Fondées à Orléans (Ontario) en 1993 et situées à Ottawa, les Éditions David se sont donné pour mandat de faire connaître et de promouvoir auprès de l’ensemble de la francophonie les textes et les essais littéraires écrits en français en Ontario, au Québec et ailleurs au Canada.

Address:265, rue St-Patrick, Bureau A, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 5K4



Categories:(Academic) (Francophone)

Les Éditions du Boréal


Description:Fier partenaire au service de la littérature et de l’éducation dans l’Ouest canadien depuis 1979, les Éditions des Plaines publient en moyenne huit livres par année; son catalogue compte plus de 200 titres et est le reflet d’un programme de publication variée. Littérature générale et ressources éducatives sont à l’honneur. Depuis plus de vingt-cinq ans, la maison s’applique à donner la parole aux écrivains de l’Ouest canadien.

Address:4447, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, Québec, H2J 2L2



Categories:(Academic) (Francophone) (General interest) (Regional interest)

Les Éditions du CRAM


Address:1030, rue Cherrier, Bureau 205, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1H9, Canada




Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa - University of Ottawa Press


Description:Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa sont fières d’être la plus ancienne maison d’édition universitaire francophone au Canada et le seul éditeur universitaire bilingue en Amérique du Nord. The University of Ottawa Press is proud to be Canada's oldest French language university press and the only bilingual university press in North America.

Address: 542 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5

Phone:(613) 562-5246

Fax:(613) 562-5247


Categories:(Francophone) (University press)

Les Presses de l’Université Laval (PUL)


Description:Créées en 1950, les Presses de l'Université Laval (PUL) sont devenues le plus important éditeur universitaire francophone en Amérique avec la parution de plus de 120 livres par année, la plupart publiés dans l'une ou l'autre des 80 collections soutenues par les directeurs de collection. Leur catalogue est composé d'ouvrages scientifiques, d'ouvrages de vulgarisation à l'attention d'un plus grand public, d'ouvrages pédagogiques destinés aux étudiants universitaires et aux étudiants du cégep, ainsi que de beaux livres. Les ouvrages des PUL sont disponibles partout dans le monde grâce à leur réseau de diffusion efficace.

Address:5, rue de l'Université, bureau 3103, Québec, Ca

Phone:(418) 656-2803

Fax:(418) 656-3305


Librarie Sigogne

Address:Magasin Campus de L'Université Sainte-Anne, Pointe-de-l'Eglise, Nouvelle-Ecosse, B0W 1M0, Canada




Description:littlefishcart press is a small Canadian press that publishes poetry from both Canadian and international poets.

Address:3917 Clarke 8th Line, Orono, Ontario L0B 1M0, Canada


Loon Books


Description:Loon Books is the Manitoba-based publisher of the Northern Learning to-Read Series, Misty Lake and Andrea's Fiddle. Specifically designed to teach reading skills to children in Canada, books in the Northern Learning-to-Read series explore Aboriginal and Northern Canadian themes with humour and illustrations that reflect contemporary daily experiences.

Address:Loon Books Publishing, 722 Lipton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 2L3, Canada

Phone:(204) 772-2527

Fax:(204) 783-6944

Categories:(Children's) (First Nations) (Young adult)

Loon in Balloon Inc.


Description:A publisher of adult novels of a wide range of genres.

Address:Suite #3-513, 133 Weber Street North, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 3G9, Canada

Categories:(General interest)

Maa Press


Categories:(Regional interest)

Mansfield Press


Description:With a strong focus on poetry, Mansfield Press is dedicated to nurturing a new generation of writers and introducing them to the world.

Address:25 Mansfield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2A9, Canada


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Poetry)

Maple Tree Press


Description:Maple Tree Press' award-winning collection of innovative non-fiction and fact-based fiction spans a range from science and history to crafts and humor.

Address:10 Lower Spadina Avenue, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2Z2



Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

McClelland & Stewart


Description:M&S takes pride in being the only major trade house in Canada to continue to publish poetry, and is proud of its leading role in dealing with environmental and Native issues, problems in the justice system, Canadian history and other matters of national concern, with books and authors representing every part of Canada.

Address:75 Sherbourne Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 2P9



Categories:(Canadian) (First Nations) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

McGill-Queen's University Press


Description:MQUP aims to advance scholarship, contribute to culture, and sell books.

Address:Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6



Categories:(Academic) (University press)

McGilligan Books


Description:McGilligan Books publishes award-winning books and writers, sharp new fiction and poetry and thought-provoking books on breaking social issues, also hip books by young writers, fascinating new writers of all ages, powerful First Nation writers telling unforgettable stories—a rich multiracial and multicultural book list, with a focus on writing by women.

Address:P.O. Box 16024, 1260 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 3W2, Canada


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Feminist and gender studies) (Fiction) (First Nations) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Mercury Press, The


Description:The Mercury Press publishes poetry, fiction, murder mysteries, and culturally significant non-fiction by Canadian authors.

Address:PO Box 672, Station P, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2Y4



Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Moon Willow Press


Description:Moon Willow Press is committed to helping sustain forests while celebrating the written word. We publish fiction and non-fiction dealing with a vast variety of environmental topics. In our second year of publishing we are beginning to do our own book-binding and printing for works less than 50 pages, focusing on projects by BC authors. We print only on FSC-certified, recycled, and hemp paper and donate a portion of sales to forestry organizations around the world.

Phone:(778) 855-4925

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Morning Rain Publishing


Description:Morning Rain Publishing is a small press specializing in e-publishing short stories, novellas, and novels. Their goal is to discover great Canadian writing to share with readers all over the world.

Address: P.O. Box 20047, 2211 Brant Street, Burlington, ON L7P 0A4

Categories:(Fiction) (Young adult)

Mother Tongue Press


Description:A publisher of unique, bold, and stimulating books of British Columbia art history, fine art, and literature.

Address:290 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2K6, Canada



Categories:(Fiction) (Graphics and visual arts) (Regional interest)

New World Publishing


Address:PO Box 36075, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S9, Canada



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

NeWest Press


Description:The role of NeWest Press in Canadian publishing is to publish the voices of western Canada, developing and publishing first time writers, as well as ensuring the availability of western Canadian classics and works by important western Canadian writers.

Address:#201, 8540 - 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1E6



Categories:(Emerging authors) (Regional interest)

Nightwood Editions


Description:Nightwood Editions is committed to publishing and promoting the best poetry and fiction by writers across Canada.

Address:Box 1779, Gibsons, British Columbia, V0N 1V0

Categories:(Fiction) (Poetry)

Nimbus Publishing Ltd.


Description:Nimbus Publishing is the largest English-language publisher east of Toronto. Nimbus produces titles of a range of subjects relevant to the Atlantic Provinces—children’s picture books and fiction, literary non-fiction, social and cultural history, nature photography, current events, biography, sports, and cultural issues.

Address:PO Box 9166, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5M8, Canada



Categories:(Children's) (History) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Norwood Publishing Ltd.

Address:PO Box 33137, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4T6, Canada

Now Or Never Publishing


Description:Publishers of quality Canadian urban fiction and nonfiction.

Address:#704, 1460 Barclay Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6G 1J5


Contact:Sidney Shapiro

Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Oberon Press


Description:During its long history Oberon has launched the careers of some of Canada’s best-known writers: writers like David Adams Richards, Wayne Johnston, W.P. Kinsella and Rohinton Mistry. We founded two influential anthologies— Best Canadian Stories and Coming Attractions—that continue today to support new and established story writers. We are one of the very few publishers with a continuing commitment to Canadian poetry. We have also published 38 works of French-Canadian fiction in translation, introducing many of Quebec’s best writers to the rest of Canada.

Address:205–145 Spruce Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 6P1




Categories:(Fiction) (Francophone) (Poetry)

Oolichan Books


Description:Oolichan Books is a literary press, publishing poetry, fiction and non-fiction titles including literary criticism, memoirs, and books on regional history, First Nations and policy issues.

Address:PO Box 10, Lantzville, British Columbia V0R 2H0, Canada



Categories:(Fiction) (First Nations) (Literary) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Orca Book Publishers


Description:Based in Victoria, BC and Custer, WA, Orca is a publisher of quality, award-winning books for children and teens and reluctant readers of all ages. From beautifully illustrated picturebooks through captivating juvenile fiction and compelling novels for teen readers to professionally-written teachers' guides, Orca is dedicated to bringing the best possible books to young readers.

Address:Box 5626, Station B, Victoria, British Columbia, V8R 6S4



Categories:(Children's) (Young adult)

Oxford University Press Canada


Description:Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Address:70 Wynford Drive, Don Mills, Ontario, M3C 1J9



Categories:(Academic) (University press)

Paper Birch Publishing

Address:89 Wilkinson Crescent, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 1A7, Canada



Pedlar Press


Description:An independent Canadian literary press publishing seven titles each year. Small, gutsy & gorgeous is the house watchword. Pedlar is a champion of difficult works.

Address:113 Bond Street, St. John’s NL, A1C 1T6



Contact:Beth Follett

Categories:(Experimental) (Fiction) (Graphics and visual arts) (Literary) (Poetry)

Pembroke Publishers Limited


Description:Pembroke provides practical, quality books for teachers, librarians, and parents, with topics ranging from writing and reading, to grammar and speaking, to thinking and drama, and to classroom management and major issues in education.

Address:538 Hood Road, Markham, Ontario L3R 3K9, Canada



Categories:(Academic) (Children's) (Non-Fiction)

Pemmican Publications Inc.


Description:Pemmican's mandate is to promote Canadian Metis writers, illustrators and a wider spectrum of stories, including history, biography, cultural and linguistic studies, adult fiction, poetry and stories for young and early readers.

Address:150 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0J7



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (First Nations) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Penumbra Press


Description:A small fine-art and literary publishing house, Penumbra has carved its niche with Northern and Native literatures, as well as children's literature, poetry, belles lettres, translations of Scandinavian literature, history, mythology, and art books. In recent years, biographies and memoirs have been added to the ensemble.

Address:PO Box 940, Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A8, Canada



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (First Nations) (Graphics and visual arts) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Playwrights Canada Press


Description:Playwrights Canada Press exists to raise the profile of Canadian playwrights and Canadian theatre and theatre practitioners through the publication of Canadian plays, and occasional publications of theatre criticism, history, biographies and memoirs.

Address:215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 230, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2C7




Porcupine's Quill


Description:A small publisher dedicated both to discovering new, young writers and to reprinting the best Canadian literature from the past.

Address:68 Main Street, Erin, Ontario, N0B 1T0



Categories:(Canadian) (Emerging authors)

Pottersfield Press


Address:83 Leslie Road, East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia B2Z 1P8, Canada

Categories:(Regional interest)

Presses de l'Université de Montréal


Description:Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal ont été créées en 1962. Elles poursuivent quatre objectifs : diffuser les résultats de la recherche universitaire par des livres, des revues savantes et l'édition électronique; transférer des connaissances scientifiques à un large publi ; participer à la vie de la Cité en proposant des réflexions sur des questions d'actualité; et contribuer au rayonnement national et international de l'Université de Montréal.

Address:306, rue Saint-Zotique Est,, Montréal, Québec, H2S 1L6



Categories:(Francophone) (Publishing associations)

Purich Publishing Ltd.


Description:A Saskatoon, Saskatchewan based publisher specializing in books on Aboriginal, legal, and western Canadian issues, as well as social justice issues.

Address:PO Box 23032, Market Mall Postal Outlet, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7J 5H3, Canada



Categories:(First Nations) (Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Qualitas Publishing


Description:Qualitas Publishing is a small publishing house headquartered in Calgary, Canada. We deal in most genres, non-fiction through fiction. Visit our website for more information.

Address:195 Cardiff Drive N.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2K 1S1

Phone:(403) 282-3830


Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Quattro Books


Description:QuattroBooks, founded in 2006, is a publisher that wishes to reflect the unique cultural character and dynamism of Canada now: what it has been and what it is in the process of becoming. 21st-century Canada is international: its writers are influenced by our national experience, surely, but also by literatures brought here by immigrants and newcomers.

Address:PO Box 53031, Royal Orchard Postal Station, 10 Royal Orchard Blvd, Thornhill, Ontario L3T 3C0, Canada

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Multicultural) (Poetry)



Description:QWERTY is a non-profit literary and visual arts magazine.

Address:c/o English Dept., PO Box 4400, University of New Brunswick, Frederiction, New Brunswick E3B 5A3, Canada

Categories:(Graphics and visual arts) (Literary) (Magazine) (Non-Profit)

Rainbird Press

Address:Box 206, 3456 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6S 2C2, Canada



Raincoast Books


Description:Raincoast Books is a Canadian publisher and distributor based in Vancouver, BC. Raincoast offers a dynamic and diverse list of titles in a variety of genres: informative and engaging adult non-fiction ranging from current affairs, culture and environment to memoir, history, science and health; award-winning childrens' books; exceptional young adult fiction; and more.

Address:9050 Shaughnessy Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6P 6E5



Categories:(Children's) (Culture) (History) (Non-Fiction) (Young adult)

Rattling Books


Description:Rattling Books produces Canadian audio books and other spoken word audio recordings in the style of a small literary press, paying special attention to the selection of titles for their literary merit. They focus on Canadian literary fiction and poetry and outdoor adventure based non-fiction.

Address:Rattling Books, Tors Cove, Newfoundland A0A 4A0, Canada

Categories:(Audiobooks) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle) (Poetry)

Reality Street


Description:We're committed to producing well designed and printed trade paperback editions at affordable prices. Trade orders should be directed to your usual wholesalers, but we keep a small stock of each title here in Hastings to fulfil direct customer orders. Please visit our ordering page for more details. We're only a small, part-time operation, publishing no more than five titles a year at present - but this means that we can lavish care on the production of each book.

Address:All Saints Street, Hastings, UK, TN34

Phone:+44 (0)7706 189253

Categories:(Fiction) (Poetry)

Renaissance Book Press


Description:Renaissance Press was founded in May 2013 by a group of friends who wanted to publish and market with a new business model: different from most traditional publishers, which are nearly impossible to get into, no matter how high the quality of the book is, and then have little to no input on what happens to their book; micro-presses and e-presses, where the authors are not only asked to do most of their own marketing, but the quality of the design and the copy-editing is often questionable at best; and self-publishing, which requires a lot of financial resources and work for marketing, designing, and copy-editing. With Renaissance Press, agented and unagented submissions are equally considered, the authors are involved in every step of the process and their input is highly valued, though devoted committees take on the difficult tasks of copy editing, designing and marketing to achieve professional results. The authors are asked to do a minimal part of the marketing (for example, sharing our social media posts, inviting their circles to the launch, participating in blog tours) and will receive guidance and help every step of the way. Royalty rates are competitive, and books are systematically available on all three major platforms – printed, digital, and audio – through all major online vendors, such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and distributed by Ingram. At Renaissance Press, we do things differently. We are passionate about books, and we care as much about our authors enjoying the publishing process as we do about our readers enjoying a great, professional quality and affordable product on the platform they prefer.

Address: 508 Saint-Luc, Gatineau, Quebec, J8P 3G5


Categories:(Audiobooks) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Rocky Mountain Books


Description:A publisher of books with an emphasis on hiking, climbing and skiing guides to various areas in the Canadian Rockies, and is slowly expanding its scope to include paddling books, safety manuals, Calgary-area books and true stories about the early days of Canadian mountaineering.

Address:406-13th Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 1C2, Canada

Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle) (Regional interest)

Ronsdale Press


Description:Ronsdale publishes fiction, poetry, regional history, biography and autobiography, books of ideas about Canada, as well as young adult novels based on Canadian subject matter.

Address:3350 West 21st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V6S 1G7, Canada



Contact:Ronald B. Hatch

Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest) (Young adult)

Saskatchewan Publishers Group (SPG)


Description:The Saskatchewan Publishers Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting Saskatchewan book publishers and promoting Saskatchewan-published resources.

Address:2405 - 11th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0K4, Canada



Categories:(Non-Profit) (Publishing associations)

Scroll Press


Description:Scroll Press works with independent Book Editors who are experienced professionals with an established track record. These Book Editors work in close conjunction with the author to bring the manuscript to a publication ready state.

Address:133-6807 Westgate Avenue, Prince George, British Columbia V2N 5T8, Canada


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction)

Second Story Press


Description:Second Story Press publishes adult fiction and nonfiction, children's fiction, nonfiction and picture books, and YA fiction and nonfiction.

Address:20 Maud Street, Suite 401, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2M5



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Young adult)

Seraphim Editions


Description:Seraphim Editions is an independent Canadian book publisher that features Canadian authors and artists. They publish books ranging from fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Address:238 Emerald Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 5K8, Canada



Categories:(Canadian) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Short Sharp Stock


Signal Editions


Address:c/o Véhicule Press, P.O. Box 125, Place du Parc Station, Montreal, Quebec H2X 4A3, Canada



Signature Editions


Description:Signature Editions is a literary press with an eclectic list of quality fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama.

Address:PO Box 206, RPO Corydon, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3S7, Canada



Categories:(Drama) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Sono Nis Press


Description:A literary house specializing in poetry, fiction and high-quality regional non-fiction to the mix.

Address:PO Box 160, Winlaw, British Columbia V0G 2J0, Canada

Phone:(250)226-0077 Intl o


Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest)

Spotted Cow Press


Description:Spotted Cow Press publishes fiction, poetry, history and photography about the people and landscapes of the Great Plains of North America, and are committed to publishing works that explore the links between place, or regional identity and the written word.

Address:4216 - 121 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6J 1Y8, Canada


Categories:(Fiction) (Graphics and visual arts) (History) (Poetry) (Regional interest)

St. John's College Press

Address:Dean of Studies, St. John's College Press, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2M5, Canada

Categories:(University press)

Stationaery Press


Description:Stationaery Press emerged from Stationaery Magazine, and it proudly produces and publishes large-run but hand-crafted magazines. Based in Montreal and with agents in New York, Bombay, it has 16 issues under 5 titles. We distribute to 100 bookstores in the G8 and beyond. Get in touch to learn more, or to link in to our growing international boundary-less gallery project.


Contact:Ox Family Presiding


Sumach Press


Description:Sumach Press is a women-owned and operated publisher of incisive books on issues of concern to women. Sumach Press publishes adult fiction and nonfiction as well as YA fiction and nonfiction. Their Women's Issues Publishing Program promotes feminist titles that explore the contours of a more humane and equitable society on issues of race, gender and class.

Address:1415 Bathurst Street, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 3H8



Categories:(Feminist and gender studies) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Young adult)

Sybertooth Inc.


Description:Publishers of both new and established, award-winning authors such as cartoonist Steven Appleby (Max-und-Moritz & Broadcast awards), novelist & children's literature scholar K.V. Johansen (Ann Connor Brimer, Lilla Stirling, Frances E. Russell, and Lieutenant-Governor's Early Childhood Literacy awards), novelist & playwright Donald Jack (three Leacock awards, Globe & Mail Stratford Festival prize, Periodical Distributors of Canada award), poet Douglas Lochhead (Carlo Betocchi prize), CBC legend Max Ferguson (Leacock award, Order of Canada), and the novelist & short story writer Paul Marlowe.

Address:Sybertooth Inc.
59 Salem St.
Sackville, NB
E4L 4J6


Categories:(Canadian) (Children's) (Poetry) (Young adult)

Talon Books


Description:A publisher of poetry, fiction and drama, and non-fiction books on literary criticism, ethnography, and environmental and social issues.

Address:278 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 1A6



Categories:(Drama) (Fiction) (Literary) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

The Alfred Gustav Press



The Book Room


Address:1546 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3X7, Canada



The Boston Mills Press



132 Main St., Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0, Canada


Categories:(Children's) (Non-Fiction)

The Ginger Press


Description:The Ginger Press has been publishing books about the Owen Sound district since 1987, concentrating on local writers and artists who have demonstrated the potential to inform, challenge and entertain a larger audience.



Categories:(Regional interest)

Theytus Books


Description:Theytus Books is an Aboriginal owned and run publisher of Aboriginal literature, children's, history, culture, politics, and educational materials in Penticton, British Columbia.

Address:Green Mountain Rd., Lot 45
RR#2, Site 50, Comp. 8
Penticton, British Columbia, V2A 6J7



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (First Nations) (Non-Profit) (Regional interest)

Thistledown Press Ltd.


Description:Thistledown Press is a literary trade publisher that publishes poetry and fiction for adults and young adults by Canadian writers to a national and international audience. Thistledown also publishes a line of resources for teachers.

Address:633 Main Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 0J8, Canada



Categories:(Academic) (Fiction) (Poetry) (Young adult)

Thomas Allen & Sons Ltd.


Description:Thomas Allen & Sons Ltd. seek out quality literary fiction and non-fiction, and look for original voice, fine writing, and uncommon ideas – books that engage us and illuminate our changing place in the world.

Address:390 Steelcase Road East, Markham, Ontario, L3R 1G2


Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

Three O'Clock Press



Three O'Clock Press was established in 2010 to conserve the traditions of Women's Press Literary and Sumach Press, as well as to add a unique voice to Canadian publishing.

Women's Press has provided a literary space devoted to ground-breaking feminist writing from women of all backgrounds since 1972—Women's Press Literary both maintains its backlist and publishes new works that uphold its mandate.

Three O’Clock Press continues to publish works that fit with Sumach Press’s tradition of publishing a wide range of dynamic feminist voices, focusing on young adult works that reflect the diversity of Canadian youth—particularly young women and queer-identified youth.

Three O'Clock Press's mandate is to continue the feminist approach of our imprints by promoting our diverse literary backlist, while also reaching new readers and branching out into innovative literary forms.

Totem Pole Books


Description:Totem Pole Books is Canada's official Native publisher with titles that inform and entertain its readers to strengthen understanding between Native and non-native residents. Their books deal exclusively with news and information relevant to Native communities and lifestyles.

Address: #203 - 980 West 22nd Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2A1, Canada



Categories:(First Nations)

TouchWood Editions


Description:TouchWood Editions' publishing program focuses on history, biography, nautical subjects, art/architecture, mysteries and books about food, presenting an eclectic mix of titles that celebrate Canadian culture, past and present.

Address:340 – 1105 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3P9, Canada


Categories:(Canadian) (Culture) (History) (Non-Fiction)

Tradewind Books


Description:Tradewind Books publishes picture books, poetry, chapter books and novels for all ages.

Address:202 - 1809 Maritime Mews, Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3W7, Canada



Categories:(Children's) (Fiction) (Graphics and visual arts) (Poetry)

Trafford Publishing

Address:2333 Government Street, Suite 6E, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4P4, Canada



Trillistar Books


Description:Books to alter the cultural landscape through evolving ideas, both educational and aesthetic

Address:706 Yates Street
PO Box 8874
Victoria, BC
V8W 3Z1  Canada



Categories:(Academic) (Canadian) (Culture) (Current affairs) (Emerging authors) (Fiction) (First Nations) (Graphics and visual arts) (History) (Literary) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction) (Outdoor lifestyle) (Regional interest)

TSAR Publications


Description:TSAR Publications is dedicated to bringing to the reading public fresh new writing from Canada and across the world that reflects the diversity of our rapidly globalizing world, particularly in Canada and the United States.

Address:PO Box 6996, Station A, Toronto, Ontario M5W 1X7, Canada




Categories:(Canadian) (Emerging authors)

Tundra Books


Description:Tundra's newest venture is the re-introduction of a storybook format, which had been popular before World War II, to combine the beauty of picture books with more complex and longer stories.

Address:75 Sherbourne Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P9, Canada

Categories:(Fiction) (Graphics and visual arts)

Turnstone Press


Description:Turnstone Press is committed to our literary and cultural role in Manitoba and Canada. They publish only Canadian authors or landed immigrants, and new writers, publishing in a variety of genres.

Address:018-100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1H3



Categories:(Emerging authors) (Regional interest)

Umberto Press

Address:2200 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6T4, Canada



University Extension Press (U of Saskatchewan)

Address:University Extension Press
University of Saskatchewan
237 R.J.D. Williams Bldg
221 Cumberland Avenue North
Saskatoon SK  S7N 1M3

Categories:(University press)

University of Alberta Press


Description:The UAP publishes in the areas of biography, history, language, literature, natural history, regional interest, travel narratives and reference books. UAP contributes to the intellectual and cultural life of Alberta and Canada by publishing well-edited, research-based knowledge and creative thought.

Address:Ring House 2, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E1




Contact:Peter Midgley

Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Regional interest) (University press)

University of British Columbia Press


Description:UBC Press is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost publishers of political science, Native studies, and forestry books. Other areas of particular strength are Asian studies, Canadian history, environmental studies, planning, and urban studies.

Address:2029 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z2



Categories:(First Nations) (Multicultural) (Non-Fiction) (University press)

University of Calgary Press


Description: The University of Calgary Press publishes leading peer reviewed research in eight topic areas: African Studies, The West, The North, Latin American Studies, Film Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Canadian Art and Architecture, and Environment and Ecology. Also published under the University of Calgary Press imprint are ten peer reviewed online and print journals.

Address: 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4




Contact:Donna Livingstone, Director

Categories:(Academic) (Journal) (Non-Fiction) (University press)

University of Manitoba Press


Description:The University of Manitoba Press publishes innovative and exceptional books for scholars and lovers of quality Canadian non-fiction. They offer readers an extensive list of Native studies, Canadian history, and Canadian literature and culture titles that enhance the understanding of who we are as a people, a community, and a nation.

Address:301 St. John's College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2M5



Categories:(Canadian) (First Nations) (History) (Non-Fiction) (University press)

University of Northern British Columbia Press

Address:3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia V2N 4Z9, Canada

Categories:(University press)

University of Saskatchewan Press

Address:Community Relations E272, Administration Building, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W0, Canada

Categories:(University press)

University of Toronto Press


Description:University of Toronto Press is Canada's oldest and largest scholarly publisher, and is among the top 15 university presses in North America in size.

Address:10 St. Mary Street, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 2W8


Categories:(Academic) (University press)

University of Western Ontario Publications

Address:Fac Education/Pubns Office, 1137 Western Road, London, Ontario N6G 1G7, Canada

Categories:(University press)

Véhicule Press


Description:For over thirty years, Véhicule Press has been publishing prize-winning books: poetry, fiction, social history, Quebec Studies, Jewish studies, jazz history, and restaurant guides.

Address:P.O.B. 125, Place du Parc Station, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 4A3



Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry) (Regional interest) (Religion)

Vintage Canada


Description:Vintage Canada has become Canada's best recognized and bestselling paperback list, renowned for its world-class authors, top-notch design, innovative marketing, high standards of quality and excellent value.

Address:c/o Random House of Canada Ltd., One Toronto Street, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2V6, Canada


Wattle and Daub Books


Description:It’s our intention to present a series of varied and well-crafted books, books that have in common a closeness to the elements of our world. Words crafted from soil, from water, from wind and sapling and sweat. Words about our common bonds, our common injuries, our vision, and our failings. Words not lifted so far from the earth that the human heart itself is obscured, but arising so closely from it that the heart, and the mind, are in some small way revealed.

White Mountain Publications


Description:"White Mountain Publications is a small Northern Ontario press specializing in non-fiction and poetry books in print and ebook format, in addition to English titles for the Bahá'í community world-wide."

Address: 1178, New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada, P0J

Phone:1-800-258-5451 / (70

Fax:(705) 647-8366

Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Whitecap Books Ltd.


Description:Whitecap Books is one of Canada’s leading independent book publishers. Their diverse list features full-colour gift books on almost every North American state, province, and major city along with books on food, wine, gardening, health and well-being, regional history, and regional guidebooks.

Address:351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7J 2C4, Canada



Categories:(Non-Fiction) (Regional interest)

Wilfrid Laurier University Press


Description:Publisher of leading research for scholars and students in the humanities and social sciences and culturally significant titles for the general reader, including the critically acclaimed Laurier Poetry series, Life Writing series, and select regional titles. WLUP titles advance the cause of Canadian ideas in history, social policy, literature, arts and culture. The press contributes to debates in social policy formation by publishing titles in ethics, culture, aboriginal issues, and social policy; to literature by bringing out books that explore Canadian literature’s relation to its culture and to the transforming cultures of the world.

Address:75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

Phone:(519) 884-0710 x6124


Categories:(Academic) (Canadian) (Culture) (University press)

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd


Description:Wolsak and Wynn is a literary press dedicated to publishing poetry, non-fiction, and anthologies by emerging and established Canadian authors.

Address:102 - 69 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, Ontario, L8R 1G5

Phone:(905) 972-9885

Fax:(905) 972-8589


Categories:(Emerging authors) (Fiction) (Non-Fiction) (Poetry)

Women's Press


Description:Women’s Press publishes the works of feminist writers in Canada.

Address:180 Bloor Street West, Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2V6



Categories:(Feminist and gender studies)

Women's Press Literary


Description:An imprint of Three O'Clock Press.

Wood Lake Books


Address:9590 Jim Bailey Road, Kelowna, British Columbia V4V 1R2, Canada




XoXo Publishing (TM)


XYZ Ã?diteur / XYZ Publishing


Description:XYZ éditeur publie des romans, des essais littéraires, des récits biographiques et, occasionnellement, des livres pratiques liés au secteur du tourisme et à celui de la restauration. XYZ Publishing publishes novels, essays, Canadian biographies, and, occasionally, books on tourism, restaurants, and wine-making.

Address:3 Church St., Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1M2



Categories:(Fiction) (Non-Fiction)

York Press Ltd.

Address:152 Boardwalk Drive, Toronto, Ontario M4L 3X4, Canada



Your Scrivener Press


Description:Your Scrivener Press is a small, primarily literary, publisher with a mandate to serve the writers of Ontario’s northeast by making publishing accessible to them.

Address:465 Loach's Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2R2, Canada



Categories:(Literary) (Regional interest)

Zygote Publishing


Description:Zygote Publishing is a collective of highly motivated, like-minded, literature-loving, Western Canadian individuals who are dedicated to presenting literary works in a manner that captivates and entices new audiences.

Address:PO Box 4049, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4S8, Canada



Categories:(Fiction) (Poetry)

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