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Book Publishers in British Columbia

Anvil Press

Anvil Press is a literary publisher interested in contemporary, progressive literature in all genres.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Arsenal Pulp Press

Arsenal Pulp Press is a book publisher in Vancouver, Canada with over 200 titles currently in print, which include literary fiction and nonfiction; cultural and gender studies; gay, lesbian, and multicultural literature; cookbooks; and guidebooks.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Catilin Press

Caitlin Press publishes culturally significant books, including fiction, non-fiction (both historical and creative), and poetry. Occasionally we will produce a children’s or young adult title. In addition to its regional mandate Caitlin Press will honour its original roots by actively seeking, promoting and publishing work by and about BC women.
Halfmoon Bay, BC   CA

Creekstone Press

Creekstone Press focuses on work featuring writers from Northern BC Diversity of expression, accuracy, originality, craftsmanship and regional relevance govern manuscript selection.
Smithers, BC   CA

Crimson Frost Books

Crimson Frost Books is an independent small press located in Kamloops, BC Canada. Our books are available in electronic format as we are an e-publisher with availability worldwide. We offer print on selected titles as well via our Amazon distributor.
Kamloops, BC   CA

D&M Publishers

Publishes under three imprints: Douglas & McIntyre publishing politics and current affairs; Greystone Books focuses on the environment, natural history, science, sports and outdoor recreation; and New Society Publishers focuses on social justice and ecological issues.
On October 22, 2012 D&M filed a Notice of Intention to make a proposal under the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Pursuant to this process D&M management will be working with the Bowra Group Ltd to locate an investor or purchaser for its assets.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Ekstasis Editions

Ekstasis Editions is a Canadian literary publisher, with emphasis on poetry, fiction and criticism. Originally, Ekstasis published almost exclusively poetry, but it has diversified and branched out into related forms such as literary fiction, metaphysics, theatre and most recently Children’s and Young Adult books under the Cherubim Books imprint.
Victoria, BC   CA

Figure 1 Publishing

Figure 1 is committed to the highest standards in book publishing, producing stunning illustrated books in the areas of art, architecture, design, and food & drink.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Hancock House

From the beginning the Hancock House focus has been on non-fiction regional titles, emphasizing western and far north history and biographies, Native culture, nature and wildlife, and cryptozoology and folklore. In 2008 Hancock House launched its first e-books. We have also developed an international presence with major wildlife conservation and falconry title.
Surrey, BC   CA

Harbour Publishing

Harbour is well known for the Raincoast Chronicles, a series of anthologies on BC coast history and culture, of which twenty have now been produced. Harbour is also the publisher of over four hundred titles, including the bestselling Fishing with John by Edith Iglauer; The Encyclopedia of British Columbia and many BC Book Prize-winning books
Madeira Park, BC   CA

Hedgerow Press

Hedgerow is a small company that publishes high quality books of literary and visual beauty, limiting its annual production so as to give greater attention to each individual book.
Sidney, BC   CA

Heritage House Publishing Co.

Heritage House publishes 20-30 new titles per year. Most of our authors are Canadian citizens or residents, as our mission is to publish and promote distinctive non-fiction works by Canadian authors.
Victoria, BC   CA

Martian Migraine Press

We are a small independent Canadian press with a focus on the weird, unusual and occasionally transgressive. Fiction that plays with boundaries before ignoring them altogether; erotica with dark humour and a taste for the outré; and poetry for people from other planets. Martian Migraine books are available almost exclusively in e-reader format through the usual fine online retailers, although we sometimes make forays into producing physical books and chapbooks in limited press runs. Mostly when we’re feeling nostalgic.
Victoria, BC   CA

New Society Publishers

New Society Publishers’ mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact on the environment, in a manner that models this vision.
Gabriola Island, BC   CA

New Star Books

New Star Books publishes six to ten new titles per year in the areas of social issues and politics; literary prose, both fiction and non-fiction, and poetry; and culture and history of British Columbia and the West.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Nightwood Editions

Nightwood Editions publishes and promotes the most varied and dynamic new literature in Canada. We collaborate with our authors to maintain and value the distinctive authenticity of individual works editorially, aesthetically and commercially. Nightwood Editions also strives to be an inviting, diverse and vital community of writers and readers.
Gibsons, BC   CA

Oolichan Books

Publishers of literary fiction and poetry, with the occasional diversion into travel, translation, children and autobiography.
Fernie, BC   CA

Orca Book Publishers

Founded in 1982, Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children's book publisher. With over 500 titles in print and more than 65 new titles a year, Orca publishes award-winning, best-selling books in a number of genres, including baby board books; hardcover, high-quality picturebooks; early chapter books in the Orca Echoes and Orca Young Readers series; novels for the reluctant reader in the Orca Currents, Orca Sports and Orca Soundings series; standalone juvenile fiction and teen novels; nonfiction; and short adult fiction and nonfiction with the Rapid Reads series under the Raven Books imprint.
Victoria, BC   CA

Rocky Mountain Books

Rocky Mountain books publishes award-winning books focused on the dynamic and unique aspects of mountain culture, outdoor adventure and "writing of place," including volumes on hiking, climbing, skiing and outdoor recreation; history, art, memoir, biography and travel; and environmental writing.
Victoria, BC   CA

Ronsdale Press

Publishes literary Canadian fiction, poetry, autobiography, local history, and children's literature.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Self-Counsel Press

Publishes business, legal, reference and psychology self-help books for lay people.
North Vancouver, BC   CA

Sono Nis Press

Founded by J. Michael Yates, the company began as a literary house specializing in poetry and fiction. Richard Morriss of Morriss Printing bought Sono Nis in 1976 and moved it to Victoria, B.C. He continued to publish poetry and added high-quality regional non-fiction to the list. Many of those early non-fiction works have been reprinted numerous times and are still in print.
Winlaw, BC   CA

Talon Books

Canadian publisher of poetry, fiction and drama, as well as non-fiction books in the fields of ethnography and environmental and social issues.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Theytus Books

As the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, Theytus Books is recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Aboriginal literature. Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent for Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.
Penticton, BC   CA

Touchwood Editions

TouchWood Editions has been publishing books of literary merit about Canada’s West for twenty years.
Victoria, BC   CA

Tradewind Books

Tradewind Books has been publishing prize-winning picture books, novels and poetry for children of all ages for over 15 years.
Vancouver, BC   CA

UBC Press

The University of British Columbia Press is Canada’s leading social sciences publisher. With an international reputation for publishing high-quality works of original scholarship, our books draw on and reflect cutting-edge research, pushing the boundaries of academic discourse in innovative directions. Each year UBC Press publishes seventy new titles in a number of fields, including Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, Canadian history, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, geography, health and food studies, law, media and communications, military and security studies, planning and urban studies, and political science.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Westview Learning

WestView Learning is focused on publishing digital books for students and educators in English and French. The focus for educator resources is on the integration of modern technology across curriculum and grade levels.
Duncan, BC   CA

Whitecap Books

Whitecap Books is one of Canada's leading book publishers with a diverse list featuring high-quality, visually appealing books on food, wine, health and well-being, regional history, and regional guidebooks.
Vancouver, BC   CA