Frequently Asked Questions

I am an aspiring author. How do I publish with Dundurn?

Thank you for your interest in publishing with Dundurn Press. Dundurn does not accept unsolicited fiction manuscripts (please send your work through an agent). If you would like to submit a work of nonfiction for consideration, please follow the guidelines on our Submissions Page. Please familiarize yourself with Dundurn’s titles before submitting to ensure that your manuscript will be a good fit for our list. Dundurn does not publish poetry, cookbooks, plays, graphic novels, or children’s books, nor can we arrange unsolicited meetings with editors.

I have followed your submission guidelines and sent in my manuscript. What now?

As Dundurn receives hundreds of submissions per year, please allow six months for a response. If you do not receive a response within six months, you can assume that the submission has been rejected. Please no phone calls or follow up emails.

I am an avid Dundurn reader. How do I get in touch with one of your authors?

We encourage you to connect with our authors through social media. You can find authors’ social media links on their respective author pages on dundurn.com. If you have a particular request for one of our authors, please visit our Media Page for more information.

I am a member of the media. How do I request a review copy or author interview?

To arrange a media opportunity for one of our authors, visit our Media Page for marketing and publicity links. Check out Netgalley for a listing of our upcoming titles.

I would like to reproduce an image or excerpt from a Dundurn book. How do I request permission?

Details for rights and permissions can be found on our Permissions Page.

I would like to request a book donation, who should I contact at Dundurn?

For book donations, please send your request to donations [at] dundurn [nospam] com.

I am a retailer/outlet interested in purchasing Dundurn books. Who can help me with sales/discounts?

Visit our Sales and Distribution Page for full details, or send your inquiry to sales [at] dundurn [nospam] com.

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I would like to work for Dundurn Press. What types of opportunities are available?

Thank you for your interest in our company. Dundurn offers four-month, paid internships in various departments. For more information on internship opportunities, or other employment inquiries, please visit our Careers page, or follow our social media for job postings.