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Coach House Books
alana@chbooks.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (416) 979-2217
  • Web address
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Coach House Books publishes very literary fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. We're in an old coach house on bpNichol Lane in Toronto, and we print our books on our own Heidelberg press. We like to publish adventurous books, innovative books, books that surprise.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Alana Wilcox
  • Contact title
    Editorial Director
  • Publishes
    fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation
  • Focus
    Innovative/experimental fiction and poetry by Canadian authors.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Scotiabank Giller Prize, Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, Governor General's Literary Award, Believer Book Award
  • Representative authors
    Christian Bok, André Alexis, Lisa Robertson
  • Submissions policy
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    6 - 8 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, cash
  • Number of paid staff
    4
  • Number of unpaid staff
    0
  • Distributors
    Consortium Book Sales and Distribution and SPD
  • E-distributors
    Consortium Book Sales and Distribution
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    20
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    150
  • ISBN Number
    1-55245
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    16
  • Titles in Print
    350
  • Average Print Run
    1,200
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    15
  • Average Price per e-Book
    12

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