Canongate is an independent publisher: since
1973 we've worked to unearth and amplify the most vital, innovative
voices we can find, wherever they come from, and we've published
all kinds of books - thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific,
vulgar, chaste, unrepentant, life-changing . . .
Along the way there have been landmarks of fiction - including
Alasdair Gray's masterpiece Lanark, and Yann Martel's
Life of Pi, the best-ever-selling Booker winner - and
non-fiction too. We've published an American president and a
Guantanamo detainee; we've campaigned for causes we believe in and
fought court cases to get our authors heard. And twice we've won
Publisher of the Year.
We're still independent, and we're as committed to unorthodox and
innovative publishing as ever.
Publications (yearly average): 40 originals
Types of books published: Fiction, General
Non-fiction, Children's, Poetry.
Submission details: We accept unsolicited
manuscripts in the forms of a synopsis, sample chapters and a
self-addressed, stamped envelope. We do not accept submissions via
People: Jamie Byng (Chief Executive); Kate Gibb
(Chief Operating Officer); Caroline Gorham (Production Director);
Andrea Joyce (Rights Director); Francis Bickmore (Publishing
Director); Neal Price (Sales Director); Jenny Fry (Communications
Director); Rafi Romaya (Art Director)
14 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TE / Eardley House, 4 Uxbridge
Street, London W8 7SY
Tel: 0131 5575111
Distributor: Grantham Book Services Ltd, Trent
Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7XQ
Tel. +44 (0)1476 541000
Fax. +44 (0)1476 541060