Thursday, October 22, 2015

Coteau Books

The Comic Book WarJacqueline Guest
from Coteau Books
Coteau Books
2517 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 0T2 

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Coteau Books is a literary press and a children's publisher. For adults, it publishes novels; short fiction collections; poetry; drama and nonfiction. For children, it publishes novels for young readers aged 9 – 12 and novels for teens 13 – 15, and for teens 15 and up. They don’t publish kids’ picture books. 

To see what they prefer, check out their previously published books. Also, they'll send you a copy of their current catalogue upon request.

Query Coteau by mail (not email) and include a brief sample of your work. No more than 20 pages. Coteau evaluates all submissions and will get back to you if they want to see your whole manuscript.

Coteau only publishes authors who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Full submission guidelines here.

Monica Pacheco
Brian Henry will lead a Writing for Children & for Young Adults workshop on Saturday, March 5, in Burlington, with Monica Pacheco, literary agent with The McDermid Agency (see here).

Other upcoming workshops, include, and How to Make Yourself Write, Saturday, Oct 24, in Guelph (see here) and Saturday, Nov 28, in Mississauga (see here), You can write great dialogue, Saturday, Nov 7, in Oakville (see here) and Saturday, Nov 21, in Ingersoll (see here), and Writing Your Life, Saturday, Dec 5, in Burlington (see  here).   

For more information or to register, email:

But the best way to grow as a writer or to get your manuscript ready for publication may be with a weekly class. Starting in the new year, Brian will be offering a full range of courses for both beginning writers and more experienced writers. (Details of all five classes here.)
Welcome to Creative Writing, Thursday afternoons, Jan 28 – March 31, (no class March 17), in Burlington. (Details of this class here.)
Writing Personal Stories, Tuesday afternoons, Feb 2 – March 29, (no class March 15) in Burlington
The Next Step in Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings, Jan 20 – March 30 (no class March 16), in Burlington
Intermediate Creative Writing, Thurs evenings, Jan 21 – March 31, (no class March 17), in Georgetown
Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday afternoons, Jan 20 – March 9, in Burlington
See details of all five classes here.

To register or for more information, email:

Read reviews of Brian’s courses and workshops here.

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Barrie, Bracebridge, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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