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Best Book Publishing Companies in Toronto

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 19 publishers.

Red Deer Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Humor, Science Fiction, Math & Science, Environmental, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Part of - Fitzhenry & Whiteside > Red Deer Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.reddeerpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Boy Asked the Wind

Barbara Nickel

The Pact

Amanda West Lewis

Rainbow Crow

David Bouchard & David Jean

Second Story Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Politics, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Feminism, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Jewish Literature, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://secondstorypress.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Birds That Stay

Ann Lambert

The Butterfly Effect

Eve Zaremba

The Abortion Caravan

Karin Wells

Kids Can Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.kidscanpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Franklin the Turtle

Paulette Bourgeois

111 Trees

Rina Singh & Marianne Ferrer

If You Were Night

Muon Thi Van

Elsevier Canada

Medical, Nonfiction

Part of - RELX > Elsevier

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Hypertension Secrets

Edgar Lerma et al

The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

Catherine Otto

Chronic Total Occlusion

Marvin H. Eng

Whitecap Publishing

Cookbook, Travel, Health & Wellbeing, Nonfiction

Part of - Fitzhenry & Whiteside > Whitecap Publishing

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://www.whitecap.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The All New Purity Cook Book: A Complete Guide of Canadian Cooking

Elizabeth Driver

Back to Baking

Anna Olson

Smoking Meat

Jeff Phillips

Mythos and Ink

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Feminism, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Religion & Spirituality, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.mythosink.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Under the Lesser Moon

Shelly Campbell

Super Sick

Allison Alexander

Thy Geekdom Come

Casey L. Covel

Carina Press

Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Novella

Part of - HarperCollins > Harlequin > Carina Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://www.carinapress.com/

💥 Hit titles

Hot Copy

Ruby Barrett

Knit, Purl, a Baby and a Girl

Hettie Bell

Learned Reactions

Jayce Ellis

Fitzhenry and Whiteside

History, Biographies & Memoirs, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, Education & Reference, Photography, Cookbook, Travel, Health & Wellbeing, Medical, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://www.fitzhenry.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Fitzhenry and Whiteside Book of Canadian Facts and Dates

Richard Pound

Fitzhenry & Whiteside Canadian Thesaurus

Richard Dionne

In Deep with the Octopus

Norma Dixon

Dancing Cat Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, Children's

Part of - Cormorant Books > Dancing Cat Books

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.dcbyoungreaders.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Band of Merry Kids

David Skuy

Enid Strange

Meghan Rose Allen

The Marrow Thieves

Cherie Dimaline

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