Ronsdale Press


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Vision To publish books of exceptional literary and artistic quality, which are beautifully produced. Ronsdale’s publishing program embraces progressive ideas, diverse voices and stories that educate and inspire readers. Mission Ronsdale Press is a Vancouver-based publisher of quality literary fiction, non-fiction, young reader chapter books and poetry by Canadian authors. Our publishing mission is guided and fulfilled by our core values: • The inherent worth and dignity of every person; • The importance of the arts in our lives; • Reflecting the diversity of our community in our authors, staff and freelance/contract workers; • Harnessing the transformative power of the literary arts to address diversity, equity, progressive ideas and social justice. These values are reflected in our commitments to: • Publish and invest in books that reflect and support the diversity of our community. • Publish and support authors who represent a variety of perspectives, voices and progressive viewpoints, especially from equity-deserving groups; • Offer outreach activities that connect our authors with readers and our communities. • Work with others respectfully and in ways that reflect and fulfill our core values, which includes robustly enforcing our anti-harassment, anti-bullying and equity policies; • Maintain fair, inclusive and equitable policies in our contracts, hiring and other professional activities; • Incorporate accessibility features in all alternate format books; • Responsible use of the earth’s resources.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Instagram
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Wendy Atkinson
Contact Title
Publisher
Contact Email
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
weeks
Year Founded
1988
Number Of Books Published Per Year
8-10
Titles In Print
200
Number Of Issues Per Year
1
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
Format
perfect
Publish Print Anthology?
yes

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