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

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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Poetry Broadsides 2016

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Junction Books is happy to present two new broadsides that will be available for purchase at the Indie Literary Market on November 19, 2016.   “Grendel’s Mother” by Paul Vermeersch   “Coat of Arms” by Shane Neilson &nbsp

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Indie Literary Market 2016

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Junction Books is pleased to be participating in the Indie Literary Market put on by Meet the Presses in November. We will have the following new publications available: a new chapbook by Sonnet L’Abbé; two new broadsides, one by Paul Vermeersch and one by Shane Neilson, and two new poem pamphlets by Souvankham Thammavongsa and Carleton Wilson. We hope you are able to join us for this fun event. Meet the Presses Indie Literary Market Saturday November 19, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario [Facebook event

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Facebook Page

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Junction Books has a new Facebook page. If you are so inclined, please like our page to keep updated on all Junction Books activities. We will be announcing three new 2016 projects shortly

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Junction Books will be participating in the Indie Literary Market put on by the Meet the Presses Collective. The market will be on Saturday, November 22, and will run from 11:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There will be many amazing small presses in attendance and the winner of the bpNichol Chapbook Award will be announced. Junction Books will have two new poetry pamphlets from Adam Getty and A.F. Moritz available to buy, as well as Adrienne Weiss’s chapbook, Production 1060: The Oz Monologues, and A.F. Moritz’s broadside for “May in the Wood.” We hope to see you there!

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I have been remiss in not announcing sooner the publication this past spring of There Are No Solid Gold Dancers Anymore, by Adrienne Weiss. This excellent book of poetry was published in the Junction Books imprint with Nightwood Editions, and you can purchase it directly from the distributor here

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