Saturday, September 2, 2023

Red Deer Press seeks children's books, Picture Books to Young Adult, plus nonfiction for adults

Red Deer Press

209 Wicksteed Avenue
Unit 51
Toronto, Ontario

M4G 0B1

Red Deer Press is looking for quality writing for children across the ages, from picture books to young adult fiction and nonfiction. It also publishes books for adults.

Red Deer Press seeks to publish upscale children’s picture books, including illustrated children’s Aboriginal titles, contemporary juvenile and young-adult fiction.

Manuscript submissions:

·                     For picture books submit entire text. No original art will be accepted.

·                     For fiction, submit query letter and three sample chapters.

·                     For nonfiction, submit query letter with outline.

·                     Multiple submissions are acceptable but will not receive priority.

Art submissions:

·                     Send samples, along with an illustrator bio and a website address if available

·                     Do not send original art, hand-bound books or other bulky submissions or anything that needs to be returned

All children’s submissions should be mailed to Beverley Brenna, Editor, Red Deer Press.

Red Deer Press also publishes nonfiction books for adults, but no longer published adult fiction. Please submit queries with samples and/or overviews, and author bio. Multiple submissions are accepted but are not given priority. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. And please, no original artwork.

Submit to Red Deer Press, Attention: Submissions

Full submission guidelines here.

Author Erin Silver will be one of
the guest speakers for
the Writing Kid Lit weekly class this fall

If you're interested in writing for young people, join us for a one-day Writing for Children and for Young Adults workshop with a literary agent or a children's editor as the guest speaker or to find out about weekly classes, where the guest speakers will be published children's authors. See all upcoming kid lit classes and workshops here {and scroll down}.

If you’re interested in meeting an agent and in getting published, check out upcoming How to Get Published workshop. Details here.

Don't miss out on our writing retreats. See details here {and scroll down – because there's usually more than one).

See all of Brian’s upcoming weekly writing classes, one-day workshops, and weekend retreats here.

Navigation tips: Always check out the Labels underneath a post; they’ll lead you to various distinct collections of postings. For more children’s and young adult publishers, see here {and scroll down}. For book publishers in general, see here {and scroll down}.

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