Dundurn is accepting submissions for the following fiction categories:

  • Literary Fiction
  • Mystery/Thriller
  • Middle Grade
  • Young Adult

Dundurn is accepting submissions for adult non-fiction in the areas of:

  • Memoir, Biography, Autobiography
  • Canadian History, including social history
  • Politics and Current Affairs
  • Business and Economics
  • Health and Well Being
  • Canadiana and Local Interest
  • True Crime
  • Paranormal
  • Family and Relationships
  • Transportation and Travel
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Arts and Culture

Please include in your submission:

  • A cover letter introducing yourself and your manuscript
  • A one-page synopsis of your manuscript
  • A table of contents and chapter-by-chapter outline (for non-fiction only)
  • A literary CV that lists your previous publications and relevant experience
  • At least three sample chapters of your book, formatted in Times New Roman font, 12-point type, double spaced, standard margins, and page numbers
  • An estimated word count for the entire manuscript
  • The status of the manuscript and when it will be completed

Please send submissions to submissions [at] dundurn [nospam] com. Note that we only accept submissions by email.

Allow six months for a response. If you do not receive a response within six months, you can assume that the submission has been rejected. Please, no phone calls or follow-up emails.