Anvil Press 12

Recent cover image or website screenshot.© Anvil Press

Go to publisher's website

Report:
Submission/Response
Correction/Update
New Cover Art

Request (Editors only):
Interview

Support this Publisher:
Buy Book(s)

About

Anvil has firmly established itself as a publisher of progressive, contemporary Canadian literature with a distinctly urban sensibility. An award-winning publisher of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, Anvil has become known for its quality books and unconventional literary work. National—and local—in its vision, Anvil remains committed to its East Vancouver roots, and doesn’t shy away from work from the wrong side of the tracks.

Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to Canadians.

Country of Publication

Canada

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium

Print Publication Print Publication 

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Experimental, Literary, Quirky.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region, Urban areas).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Novella NovellaNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 15000 to 40000 words).
Story Collection Story CollectionNo specific word count limits known.
Novel NovelNo specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + >= 15% royalties Pay ranges from Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more). >= 15% royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
No OK No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary, Quirky.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: History (History of countries/regions), Place/Regions (Specific region).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Book BookNo specific word count limits known.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + >= 15% royalties Pay ranges from Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more). >= 15% royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
No OK No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Experimental poetry, Invented/Nonce form, Long poetry, Narrative poetry, Prose poetry, Short poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Experimental, Literary, Quirky.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region, Urban areas).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poetry Chapbook Poetry ChapbookNo page limits known.
Poetry Collection Poetry CollectionNo page limits known.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + >= 15% royalties Pay ranges from Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) to Professional advance (US$2000 or more). >= 15% royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
No OK No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

More Information is Available to Members

Important Note: Only the basic information for this listing is currently visible. If you want to learn more about this listing, including response statistics (average response time, rejection percentage, acceptance percentage, etc.), you need to subscribe. See a sample of what you're missing.

Dates

Last Updated:
12 Jan 2018
Date Added:
11 Jul 2006

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • For book publishers, it is standard to submit a cover letter, synopsis, and sample instead of the full manuscript. Do this unless otherwise instructed.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via or email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient and persistent.