Thursday, May 24, 2012

Chestnut Publishing seeks books for reluctant readers

Chestnut Publishing
4005 Bayview Ave.
Suite 610
Toronto, ON  M2M 3Z9

Chestnut Publishing offers a wide variety of books, especially for reluctant and struggling readers. Chestnut publishes books under a variety of imprints, including High Interest Publishing, which offers novels that are specifically written, edited and designed for reluctant readers from ages 8 to 18. For some students these are the first books they will ever read from cover to cover.

“If there is an area of study that you feel is not well served by the materials currently available and where the Chestnut Publishing Group can fill the void, let us know what it is and we will respond. Even more important, if you have a publishing idea or proposal, share it with us.

"If you have a publishing idea and are interested in becoming an author, contact out Vice President Editorial, Jim Black. He by can be reached by email at 

"If you have produced a hard-copy prospectus or sample draft materials, they can be sent to Jim by regular mail. Jim will respond with dispatch and enthusiasm. We hope to hear from you."

Full submission guideline here.

 Brian Henry will lead a "Writing for Children and for Young Adults" workshop in Oakville on June 2 (see here).

Brian will also lead "How to Get Published" workshops on Saturday, June 9, in Brampton with Monica Pacheco of The Anne McDermid literary agency (see here), and on 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.

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