Firefly Books Ltd.,
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Established in 1977, Firefly publishes a variety of non-fiction books. It also distributes non-fiction and children's books for other publishers, but doesn’t publish any children’s books itself. Firefly's goal is to bring readers beautifully produced books written by experts at reasonable prices.
“We accept proposals for illustrated non-fiction. Please familiarize yourself with the works Firefly Books publishes before writing to us.
Proposals must be mailed and contain the following to receive consideration:
· A one-page letter describing the book's purpose and audience
· An author resume
· An outline or table of contents
· A sample chapter
· Sample images (20 laser or high quality color prints, do not send originals or disks).
Firefly Books Ltd.
66 Leek Crescent
Richmond Hill, on L4B 1H1
“We respond to proposals in 3 to 4 months of receipt. Should we decline the submission, materials will only be returned if a self-addressed and properly stamped envelope is included. We cannot acknowledge or respond to e-mailed submissions or queries.” Full submission guidelines here.
Brian Henry will lead "How to Get Published" workshops on Saturday, May 12, in Newmarket with Meghan Macdonald of Transatlantic Literary Agency (see here), Saturday, June 9, in Brampton with Monica Pacheco of the Anne McDermid literary agency (see here), and Saturday, June 16, in Hamilton with Carly Watters of P.S. Literary Agency (see here).
See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.