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The romance of publishing is bringing writers and readers together. We find books that intrigue us, and then we introduce them to you. Looking for a great read? You will meet your match on our Books page. Want to get to know us better? Find out Who we are. Have a great story to tell? Our Submissions page will guide you through the process.

Pictured: Blindshot author Denis Coupal with publisher Linda Leith

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Pictured: Claremont author Wiebke von Carolsfeld at her Toronto launch, with filmmaker John Grey

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Meet our authors

Chih-Ying Lay

Born in Taipei, Chih-Ying Lay came to Canada in 2008 to obtain his Ph.D. in Microbiology at McGill University. Stories from his first collection, The Escapist, published in Taiwan in 2008, have been awarded the Formosa Literature Prize and the Liberty Times Literature Prize. He has published a novel, The Ideal Family (2012), and another collection of short fiction, The Comic Lives of Losers (2016). A guest broadcaster both in Taiwan and for Radio Canada International in Montreal, Lay sings in Ensemble Sainte-Anne Singers and Musica Orbium. He works as a senior research scientist in Montreal.
[PHOTO: Jonathan Paré-Chabot]

Raquel Fletcher

Raquel Fletcher is the Quebec National Assembly reporter for Global News. She was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and is a graduate of the University of Regina School of Journalism. She is a world traveler, proud francophile, and dog lover. She lives in Quebec City. Who Belongs in Quebec? is her first book.

Fanie Demeule

Fanie Demeule is working on a doctorate at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she now teaches. Her second novel, Roux clair naturel (Hamac, 2019) was published to much acclaim. With Lightness, she appears in English for the first time. She lives in Montreal.
[PHOTO: Émilie Lamothe]

Louise Dupré

Louise Dupré has published twenty books, including Plus haut que les flammes and La main hantée which both won the Governor General’s Award for poetry. Her play Tout comme elle was produced in French in Montreal and in English in Toronto at the 2011 Luminato Festival. Many of her books have been translated in English and other languages. Louise Dupré is member of the Academy of Letters of Quebec and of the Royal Society of Canada. In December 2014, she was appointed to the Order of Canada for her contributions to Quebec literature as a poet, novelist, playwright, essayist and professor. A Woman of Her Time is her first work to appear in English. She lives in Montreal.
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LLP is situated on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations.
We honour and respect the diverse Indigenous peoples connected to this territory on which we gather and work.