Sono Nis Press
PO Box 160
Winlaw, BC V0G 2J0
In 2011, Sono Nis celebrates 43 years of publishing: 43 years, more than 400 titles, 200 authors, and a fabulous string of Canadian poetry and history prize nominations and awards including the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, Eaton's Book Prize, BC Book Prizes, Governor General Awards, Lieutenant Governor's Medal for History, CAA Award, BC History Prize and others.
Sono Nis Press publishes Juvenile Fiction for ages 9 - 14 (not picture books or young adult fiction), British Columbian History, First Nations, Transportation History (Railway, Nautical, Aviation), Historical Biography, and Pioneer Autobiography.
We do not publish adult fiction, poetry, political, self-help, or out-of-country authors.
Sono Nis accepts unsolicited manuscripts, but we prefer initial inquiries consisting of cover letter, outline, a sample chapter or two, and a brief author bio. We prefer not to receive multiple submissions and do not accept or consider email submissions. Full submission guidelines here.
Brian Henry has workshops on "Writing for Children, Juveniles and Young Adults" coming up on on August 20 in Oakville (see here), in South Carolina on September 10, and in St. Catharines on January 14, 2012 (details to come).
Brian is leading "How to Get Published" workshops on August 27 in Woodstock, Ontario, (see here), on September 24 in Guelph with guest Monica Pacheco of the Anne McDermid literary agency (see here), on Sunday, Oct 23, in Sudbury (see here) and on December 3 in Oakville with guest Ali McDonald of The Rights Factory literary agency (see here). Both Monica Pacheco, the guest speaker in Guelph, and Ali McDonald, the guest speaker in Oakville, specialize in representing authors of children's, juvenile and young adult books.
See Brian's full schedule here,) including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Kitchener, Orangeville, Barrie, Woodstock, London, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.