Junction Books is an independent publisher based in the Junction, Toronto, Canada.

2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award

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We are very excited to announce that Anima Canadensis by Sonnet L’Abbé has been shortlisted for the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award. Thank you to the sponsors of the award, as well as the folks at Meet the Presses for all the work that they do to run the award. Congratulations, also, to all the other shortlisted writers and publishers

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Fall 2017 Chapbook

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Junction Books is excited to announce that we are publishing a new chapbook by Karen Solie this fall. The chapbook will be available at the Indie Literary Market on November 18th! Please drop by the Junction Books table to pick up your copy of this limited edition chapbook

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2017 Indie Literary Market

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Junction Books will once again be participating in the Indie Literary Market put on by the wonderful folks at Meet the Presses. We will have a couple of chapbooks for sale that were not available last year, so please stop by our table to check them out. The bpNichol Chapbook Award will also be announced that day. So come out and support all of the neat, cool small presses! Indie Literary Market Saturday, November 18th, 2017 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Trinity–St. Paul’s United Church 427 Bloor Street West Toronto, Ontario Facebook Event

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2018 Chapbook Submissions

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The deadline for submitting a manuscript to our 2018 chapbook series has come and gone with a flurry of submissions just before September 1st. We received an excellent response to our call for submissions, and I want to thank everyone who took the time this summer to submit their chapbook manuscripts to Junction Books. We plan to have our final decisions made before November 1st, so keep your eye out for an announcement this fall of the titles chosen for 2018. Thanks again to all of the poets who submitted

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Launch for Flood Lands

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The launch of Faye Chisholm Guenther’s Flood Lands is upcoming in July, and we hope to see you there. Please see below the details from the Facebook event announcement for the launch. Join us for the launch of Faye Chisholm Guenther’s new, multi-genre collection, Flood Lands, published by Junction Books. July 18, 2017 at the Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave., in Toronto Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Readings and a short musical performance: 8:00–8:45 p.m. In poems, and a short story set in the near future, Flood Lands traces the immediate aftermath of an environmental catastrophe that has threatened a village and the people who live there. Flood Lands is also about the unsettled: waiting in and on something, the texture of apprehension, our breathing in a [&hellip

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Junction Books is now accepting submissions for the 2018 publishing season. If you have a poetry chapbook manuscript looking for a home, please consider sending it to us! Submissions should include 15 to 20 poems, and you must be a Canadian citizen or reside in Canada. The deadline to submit your manuscript is September 1, 2017. For more details about submissions, please see our Submissions page

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Junction Books is hoping to expand our publishing program and, to that end, we are asking for help from anyone who appreciates what we do. Any patronage that you are able to make towards our publishing program through our Patreon page will be greatly appreciated. We hope to grow the program to the point where we are able to publish at least four chapbooks per year, in addition to two broadsides. Thank you for considering becoming a patron of Junction Books. Become a Patron!

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Summer 2017 Chapbook

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Junction Books is pleased to announce the second chapbook in our new series, which will be published in July, 2017. The chapbook is called Flood Lands, and it contains six poems and a short story by Faye Guenther. I have long been a fan of Faye’s writing, so it is a great pleasure to be able to publish this chapbook. Special thanks go to Adrienne Weiss, who edited the chapbook, and to Blaise Moritz for proofreading. The book will be printed at Coach House Printing on 70 lb Zephyr Antique Laid and perfect bound in a cover of Mohawk Via Felt, with 80 lb Strathmore Black endpapers

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Reminder: Indie Literary Market

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Just a quick reminder that Junction Books will be participating in the Indie Literary Market this coming Saturday, November 19th, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Two new broadsides by Paul Vermeersch and Shane Neilson, a new chapbook by Sonnet L’Abbé, and two new poem pamphlets by Souvankham Thammavongsa and Carleton Wilson will be available for purchase. We hope to see you there!

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Fall 2016 Chapbook

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Junction Books is pleased to be publishing a chapbook by Sonnet L’Abbé titled Anima Canadensis. The chapbook is being printed on 70 lb Zephyr Antique Laid by Coach House Printing, and will be perfect bound in a cover of Via Felt Natural, with 80 lb Strathmore Black endpapers. This edition is limited to 100 numbered copies, which will be available for purchase at the Indie Literary Market on Saturday, November 19th,

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