Anstruther Press

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Genres:
Poetry
Location:
Toronto, ON
Founded:
2014
Format:
Paperback, Chapbook
Titles/Year:
15
A Toronto-based chapbook publisher, Anstruther Press is committed to publishing emerging and established writers alike. With an emphasis on poetry, their goal is to produce limited edition book objects that are both beautiful to hold and engaging to read.

Arsenal Pulp Press

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Genres:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Visual Art
Location:
Vancouver, BC
Founded:
1971
Format:
Hardcover, Paperback
Titles/Year:
14 – 20
Arsenal Pulp Press is interested in literature that engage and challenge readers, and which ask probing questions about the world around us. They are well-known for their gay and lesbian publishing program, having published the first book of gay male prose in Canada in 1993, Queeries.

Artistic Warrior Publishing

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Genres:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Location:
Victoria, BC
Founded:
2011
Format:
Paperback, E-book
Titles/Year:
5
Artistic Warrior believes authors should be in charge of their books, and retain 100% of their rights and 100% of monies earned on sales. With Team Publishing - you are in charge of your book.

Baseline Press

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Genres:
Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Location:
London, ON
Founded:
2011
Format:
Handsewn, Chapbook
Titles/Year:
4 – 6
Baseline Press is a micro-press that publishes poetry and lyric essay in hand-sewn, limited edition chapbooks. Their books are typically less than 20 pages in length, printed in runs of 60 copies per title. Baseline publishes new authors as well as those in mid-career, and looks for writing that is compelling and beautiful.

Battered Silicon Dispatch Box

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Genres:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Location:
Flesherton, ON
Founded:
1993
Format:
Hardcover, Paperback, E-book
Titles/Year:
5 – 50
There are more than 221 titles in development, and new titles are added every month in fits and starts. The activities and the future list of BSDB are governed by an active editorial board called The Sacred Six.

Between the Lines

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Genres:
Nonfiction
Location:
Toronto, ON
Founded:
1977
Format:
Paperback, E-book
Titles/Year:
15
Between the Lines books present new ideas and challenge readers to rethink the world around them. Their authors offer analysis of historical events and contemporary issues not often found in the mainstream.

BookThug

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Genres:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Location:
Toronto, ON
Founded:
2004
Format:
Paperback, E-book, Audio
Titles/Year:
18 – 20
BookThug seeks to publish innovative books of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and drama that extend the tradition of experimental literature. All manuscripts are evaluated for their artistic merit and their ability to continue the ‘conversation’ about experimental literature.

Brick Books

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Genres:
Poetry
Location:
London, ON
Founded:
1975
Format:
Paperback, E-book
Titles/Year:
7
Brick Books is the only publishing company in Canada that exclusively publishes poetry. Founded in 1975 in London, Ontario by Stan Dragland and Don McKay, the press continues its dedication to fostering interesting and compelling work by both new and established poets.

Caitlin Press

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Genres:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Children's
Location:
British Columbia
Founded:
1977
Format:
Paperback, E-book
Titles/Year:
16 – 18
Caitlin Press publishes books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that reflect the diverse cultures, histories and concerns of BC, bridging the gap between the urban and the rural. Caitlin also remains committed to its feminist origins by publishing bold works by and about BC women for a local and national readership.

Chaudiere Books

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Genres:
Fiction, Poetry
Location:
Ottawa, On
Founded:
2006
Format:
Paperback
Titles/Year:
2 – 5
Chaudiere Books originally came together between Jennifer Mulligan and rob mclennan in late 2004. Mulligan had been listening to mclennan grumbling for years about the lack of a solid Ottawa-based literary publisher actively seeking the work of writers around town, and so they decided to start a press for just that.