featured publisher:
Douglas & McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

D&M Publishers, comprising Douglas & McIntyre, Greystone Books and New Society Publishers, is one of the largest independent publishing houses in Canada. Their driving passion is to create the best Canadian books for readers worldwide and to bring the best international stories to the nation’s readers.

Eligibility Requirements for Submission

This much-loved project has been running since 1996 and in that time has featured hundreds of poems from established and emerging writers.

Poems eligible for the project must be written by BC writers and published in book form by Canadian publishers. Poems are submitted by publishers for consideration in the project in May of each year. The works are selected by a jury comprised of a poet, a representative of TransLink and an industry professional.

Canadian publishers can obtain a submission form by emailing a request to: admin@books.bc.ca