Radiant Press is a small literary press with big ideas. We are committed to publishing exceptional books by emerging and established authors, regionally and nationally. Our press publishes and promotes only Canadian authors and artists. Our books include poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction as well as those that defy genre.

We are currently seeking submissions in the following genres: fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry.
We DO NOT accept children’s titles, middle years (8-12) or Young Adult (12-18) fiction at this time.

General Submission Guidelines:

  • We accept submissions in hard copy by mail, or digitally by e-mail.

  • Please include your contact information, email and mailing address within the body of the email or on the first page of your hard copy submission.

  • We would prefer that you send us a query letter and a sample of 20 consecutive pages of your work rather than the entire manuscript. Manuscripts may be requested after our review process is complete.

  • In your query letter, please include a brief summary of your book.

  • Include a short biography of yourself and any publication history, if applicable.

  • Please note: our review process may take up to 4 to 6 weeks depending on submission volume. When we receive your submission, you will be notified with an estimated response time.

If you are submitting by e-mail:

  • Attach the submission in a single PDF document (including your query letter, writing sample, and biography). All submissions should be in PDF format.

  • Double-space all materials.

  • Use a clear, 12-point font.

  • E-mail your submission to

If you are submitting by regular post:

  • Double-space all materials.

  • Use a clear, 12-point font.

  • As noted above for submissions by, your submission should include your query letter, writing sample, and biography.

  • Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage for the return of your submission, or indicate if you would prefer us to recycle it should we decide not to pursue publication.

  • Mail a hard copy of your submission to:

    Radiant Press
    PO Box 33128 Cathedral PO

    Regina, Saskatchewan
    S4T 7X2

General inquiries about submissions should be sent to