Demeter Press is the first book publisher focused specifically on the topic of mothering/motherhood and is a peer-reviewed scholarly press. The press is named in honour of the Goddess Demeter, herstory’s most celebrated empowered and outraged mother. Demeter is a refereed, peer-reviewed press.
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Douglas & McIntyre is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent publishers, with books that have won many national and international awards, including the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award. D&M books have topped the bestseller lists with compelling non-fiction such as Something Fierce, Eating Dirt and Patriot Hearts; novels such as The Sentimentalists and The Jade Peony and lavish cookbooks and art books such as Vij’s at Home and The Art of Emily Carr. In 2013, the imprints of D&M Publishers Inc. were sold to form new companies. Greystone Books was acquired by Heritage House Publishing, and spun into a new company, Greystone Books Ltd. Douglas & McIntyre was acquired by the owners of Harbour Publishing, Howard and Mary White, to form Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd. Domestic Distribution: University of Toronto Press. Foreign Distribution: National Book Network (US), Footprint Books (Australia), Advantage Quest (Malaysia), SG Distributors (South Africa), seeking new representation (UK & Europe).
Dundurn Press was founded in 1972 by Kirk Howard, who named the company after Hamilton’s historic Dundurn Castle, located near where he’d grown up. At first a small publisher of Canadian non-fiction with only five employees, the company expanded over time, acquiring Hounslow Press, Simon & Pierre, Boardwalk Books, Natural Heritage Books, XYZ Publishing, Napoleon and Company, Blue Butterfly Books, and Thomas Allen Publishers. With more than 2,500 books in print and 1,800 ebooks available, Dundurn continues to release more than one hundred books per year. Its publishing program includes award-winning adult and YA fiction, mysteries, biographies, as well as business, history, and current affairs titles. In 2012 and 2014, Dundurn Press was nominated for the Libris Award for Publisher of the Year, presented by the Retail Council of Canada. Dundurn titles are distributed in the U.S. and the U.K. by Ingram Publisher Services.
Teen & Young Adult, Non-fiction, History, Fiction & Literature,
Dunlop Art Gallery is dedicated to engaging, researching and presenting a diverse range of visual artwork. The main focus is on contemporary culture. Dunlop Art Gallery’s publishing program is a critical part of its mandate to promote visual literacy.
Art & Photography, Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction,
The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Kirk Howard, founder and president of Dundurn Press, will be presented with the President’s Award at the association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting. ACP is also delighted to present Michael Harrison with honorary lifetime membership in the association.