Our Members

ARP Books

ARP Books was founded in 1996 in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Their mandate is to publish a dynamic combination of cultural, fiction, and non-fiction titles with an emphasis on progressive political analysis of contemporary issues while encouraging innovative new writing. Distributed in Canada by ListDistCo and represented by The Canadian Manda Group (trade) and Brunswick Books (academic). Distributed and represented in the US by AK Press.

Fiction & Literature, History, Non-fiction
205-70 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G7
Tel: 204-942-7058

At Bay Press

At Bay Press is an independent, award-winning publisher. We strive to seek out new work by both established and undiscovered authors and artists to help bring their work to light. We are known for publishing original, thoughtful titles that are exceptionally well-designed. In addition to our trade list, we also release three - five handmade, limited edition titles a year. We are committed to investing in new initiatives to support creativity and diversity of voices and disseminating our titles worldwide. At Bay Press is a member of the Association of Canadian Publishers, Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, the Literary Press Group, the Fine Press Book Association and the Canadian Book Binders and Book Artists Guild. We are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Fiction & Literature, Indigenous Literature, Non-fiction, Poetry
319 Queenston Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0W9
Tel: 204-489-6658

CMU Press

CMU Press is a publisher of scholarly, reference, literary, and general interest books at Canadian Mennonite University. Books from CMU Press address and inform interests and issues vital to the university, its constituency, and society. Areas of specialization historically have been Mennonite studies and theology. We also publish literary and other creative work that is marked by excellence.

CMU Press emerged from CMBC Publications, established in 1974 at Canadian Mennonite Bible College, one of CMU's founding colleges. Along with the other centres established at CMU, at CMU Press we are honoured to live, learn, and serve on Treaty 1 Territory, the ancestral lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree, and Dakota First Nations and the homeland of the Métis Nation. CMU and CMU Press acknowledge the truth of past harms and ongoing wrongs and seek active reconciliation with Indigenous communities and people.

CMU Press is governed by the Four Commitments of its host institution, Canadian Mennonite University:

  • Educate for Peace – Justice
  • Learn through Thinking and Doing
  • Welcome Generous Hospitality... Radical Dialogue
  • Model Invitational Community

Distribution: CommonWord, 2299 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3P 2N2
Tel: 204-594-0527
Toll-free in Canada/USA: 1-877-846-1593

Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Academic/Scholarly, Religion
500 Shaftesbury Boulevard Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2
Tel: 204-487-3300 x640

Great Plains Press

Great Plains Press publishes stories that are unique and reflect our region, and Canada, to the rest of the world. We publish new writers alongside literary veterans, and seek out exciting, distinct and challenging stories. Great Plains has three imprints: Great Plains Press (regional non-fiction), Enfield & Wizenty (literary fiction), and Yellow Dog (fiction and non-fiction for middle grade and teen). Accepts unsolicited manuscripts from writers across Canada; send an outline and sample chapter first. Distribution: PGC. Sales Representation: Raincoast Distribution.

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Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Middle Grade
320 Rosedale Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3L 1L8
Tel: 204-475-6799

Griots Lounge Publishing Canada

Griots Lounge Publishing Canada, established in Winnipeg, aims at diversifying the Canadian book market by engaging the African style of writing in synergy with Canadian literature. Griots Lounge operates independently with a clear focus on minority African-Canadian writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Children's Books, Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction
2475 Waverley Street, Unit 302, Winnipeg, MB R3Y 0X9
Tel: 204-333-0247

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

Primarily a literary press with several imprints: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing (Non-fiction); Watson & Dwyer (Canadian History); Scirocco Drama (Theatre); and The Muses' Company (Poetry). Domestic & US Distribution: UTP.

Drama, History, Non-fiction, Poetry
P.O. Box 86 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3S3
Tel: 204-779-6967

Portage & Main Press and HighWater Press

The offices of Portage & Main Press and HighWater Press are located on Treaty 1 Territory as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

About Portage & Main Press

Portage & Main Press publishes a wide range of innovative and practical educational resources. Independent, Canadian, and woman-owned since 1967, we support dynamic learning communities by bringing together authors, educators, and K–12 students. Our books inspire child-centred, inclusive learning while prioritizing Indigenous and marginalized voices. These materials include comprehensive teacher guides, hands-on and inquiry-based resources, and texts to support inclusive classrooms.

About HighWater Press

HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press, publishes award-winning stories by emerging and established Indigenous writers. Our catalogue includes national bestsellers, celebrated modern classics, and genre-defying works. These are stories with lasting impact. We work to honour and support Indigenous resurgence by amplifying diverse narratives that share joy, creativity, strength, bravery, and community. HighWater Press books feature compelling stories and exceptional production quality through a rich mix of non-fiction, graphic novels, and children’s literature. Domestic & International Distribution by University of Toronto Press (UTP). US Distribution by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution (CBSD).

Children's Books, Educational & Textbooks, Fiction & Literature, Indigenous Literature, Non-fiction, Teen & Young Adult
100-318 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 0A2
Tel: 1-800-667-9673

Signature Editions

"Signature Editions is a literary press which publishes fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry. Domestic Distribution: UTP. Sales Representation: LPG (trade), Cariad (academic). "

Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction, Poetry
P.O. Box 206, RPO Corydon Winnipeg MB R3M 3S7
Tel: 204-779-7803

Turnstone Press

"Turnstone Press publishes fiction, poetry, anthologies, criticism and non-fiction (with a focus on travel) by Canadian writers. Publishes literary genre fiction (primarily mystery) under the imprint Ravenstone. Domestic & Foreign Distribution: LitDistCo. Sales Representation: LPG. "

Fiction & Literature, Non-fiction, Poetry
100 Arthur Street, Suite 206 Artspace Building Winnipeg MB R3B 1H3
Tel: 204-947-1555

University of Manitoba Press

"Founded in 1967, University of Manitoba Press specializes in Native and Canadian history, Icelandic studies, aboriginal languages, and studies of Canadian literature and culture. Domestic Distribution: UTP. US Distribution: Michigan State University Press. "

Room 301, St. John's College University of Manitoba Winnipeg MB R3T 2M5
Tel: 204-474-9495