AssociationsCANSCAIP: Canadian Society for Children’s Authors Illustrators and Performers Consider becoming a Member or a Friend in order to receive invaluable updates. Look into attending one of their annual conferences like Packaging Your Imagination in Toronto. You may also wish to attend their regular meetings which are held at several locations across Canada and which are also open to the public. The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Consider becoming a Member in order to receive their publications – like Canadian Children’s Book News, Best Books for Kids and Teens – and to receive their regular updates. Also, check out the information on their website, particularly their Resources for Authors and Illustrators. SCBWI: Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Consider becoming a member or attending their conferences. TWUC: The Writers Union of Canada A useful starting point for information is on their Getting Published page. ACP: Association of Canadian Publishers Resources for getting published or finding a publisher. Make sure to check the websites of individual publsihers to get their most up-to-date information about submissions. WFNB: Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Okay, I’m not from New Brunswick but, if you are, this is a group of the most supportive, friendly writers I know who have been wonderfully encouraging on my way. Many provinces have similar associations. It’s worth seeing yours does.
My Wonderful PublishersBreakwater Books
Crabtree Publishing Company
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited