Friday, September 24, 2010

Dundurn Press

"Body Blows" by Marc Strange,
an award-winning mystery novel
published by Dundurn Press

Dundurn Press is an independent Canadian publisher headquartered in Toronto.  Dundurn publishes fine fiction such as Exile by Ann Ireland, Nine Bells for a Man by Peter Unwin, and Necessary Lies by Eva Stachniak.

It publishes outstanding crime fiction, such as Find Me Again by Sylvia Maultash Warsh, and creative non-fiction such as Mean Streets by Peter McSherry; popular non-fiction, such as Tokyo, My Everest by Gabrielle Bauer.

Dundurn also published teen fiction such as Eyes of a Stalker by Valeri Sherrard, teen nonfiction such as Out of Darkness, The Jeff Healey Story by Cindy Watson, and junior fiction, such as White Jade Tiger by Julie Lawson and Death by Exposure and Tiger Town by Eric Walters.

Visit Dundurn’s website at:

Please submit:
• A one-page (250-word) synopsis of the contents of your book. For non-fiction, please include a table of contents.
• A resume or CV that includes an outline of your past publishing experience
• A marketing plan for your book
• At least three sample chapters of your book. Please DO NOT send complete manuscripts unless personally requested by a member of Dundurn’s editorial staff.
• A word count for the complete manuscript.
• We DO NOT accept email submissions.
• We DO NOT publish children's books for readers under seven years of age. This includes picture books.
• We do our best to keep up with submissions, but your patience is appreciated in the case of delays. Please DO NOT telephone Dundurn to inquire about the status of your submission. All inquiries should be emailed to

Submit by mail to:
Acquisitions Editor
The Dundurn Group
3 Church Street, Suite 500
Toronto, ON  M5E 1M2

We will do our best to respond to non-fiction submissions within three months. Fiction submissions will be reviewed twice annually, in the spring and in the fall.  Multiple submissions are accepted.

Full submission guidelines here:

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