Second Story Press publishes feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers. Second Story Press titles include adult fiction and non-fiction; children's fiction, non-fiction and picture books; and young adult fiction and non-fiction.

Second Story Press


Second Story Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

20 Maud Street, Suite 401
Toronto ON
Canada M5V 2M5

Phone: (416) 537-7850

Fax: (416) 537-0588

Submitting Your Work to Second Story Press

Before submitting to Second Story Press

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Second Story Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Second Story Press or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Second Story Press guidelines:

We are a Canadian feminist press publishing books of special interest to women. Our list is a mix of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. We look for manuscripts dealing with the many diverse and varied aspects of the lives of girls and women. If you feel that your manuscript fits with our list, please send it according to the instructions below. If you are a US author, you may want to consider sending your manuscript to one of the many US publishing houses; we try to focus on Canadian authors. Note we do not publish poetry, rhyming picture books, or books with anthropomorphized animals.

Submission Guidelines Details for Second Story Press

Market Type: Fiction, Non-fiction


Accepts: Biography, children's books, historical fiction, non-fiction, novels, young adult. Looking for non-sexist, non-racist and non-violent stories.

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