Anstruther Press


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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.

Genres Published: Poetry
Founded: 2014
Location: Toronto, ON
Publisher: Jim Johnstone
Format: Paperback, Chapbook, Broadside
Books/Year: Approx. 15
Distributors: Knife | Fork | Book
Representative Authors: Dani Couture, Rebecca Salazar, Jeff Latosik, Bardia Sinaee

C/o Jim Johnstone for poetry submissions.
C/o Shane Neilson for manifesto submissions.


Klara du Plessis’s Wax Lyrical was shortlisted for the 2016 bpNichol Chapbook Award.

Unsolicited Submissions: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions: Yes
Electronic Submissions: Yes
Mailed Submissions: No
Reading Period: All year
Response Time: 1 month
Reading Fee: None

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