Submissions to Greystone Kids

Thank you for your interest in publishing with Greystone Kids! Before submitting your proposal we recommend that you browse our launch titles in our recent press release to learn more about what we publish. 

We pursue high-quality fiction and non-fiction picture books and non-fiction middle-grade readers about nature and the environment, travel and adventure, health, and current issues, the same subject areas for which Greystone Books has become recognized.  

We strongly prefer email submissions. Please send your proposal to submissions@greystonebooks.com.

For picture book submissions please include:

1. A letter describing your book and why you’d like to publish it with Greystone
2. The full manuscript
3. Your full biography or CV, highlighting any previous writing, publishing, or media work

For non-fiction middle-grade reader submissions please include:

1. A letter describing your book and why you’d like to publish it with Greystone
2. An annotated outline of the chapters or sections in the book, describing the content of each chapter or section
3. A sample chapter
4. Titles of books that are similar to yours or that address the same subject
5. Your full biography or CV, highlighting any previous writing, publishing, or media work; if you have any links to articles published online, please include those

Greystone Kids is looking for top of the line illustrators looking to interpret the words of some of the finest children's book writers. For art submissions please send a link to your portfolio site or blog to the email below. You may also send digital samples (PDFs, JPEGs, TIFFs) as e-mail attachments.

If you send your submission by email, you can expect to hear back within a month.

If you cannot send your proposal via email, we do accept hard-copy submissions; materials can only be returned if you include a self-addressed stamped envelope with the required postage. Please do not send original art, hand-bound books or other bulky submission or any material that you need returned.

Our mailing address is:

343 Railway Street, Suite 302
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1A4

Queries can be sent to:

submissions@greystonebooks.com
343 Railway Street, Suite 302
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1A4

Greystone Books also offers premium custom publishing services to companies, private individuals and organizations seeking to capture and share their story in a smart, beautifully designed book.