Clients

The McDermid Agency


Anne McDermid and Associates

The McDermid Agency was founded in Toronto in January 1996 by Anne McDermid in January 1996. In 2010,Chris Bucci and Martha Webb became Directors of the agency, and in 2012 joined Anne as full partners. Associate Agent Monica Pacheco joined the agency in 2008.

The agency represents literary novelists and commercial novelists of high quality, and also writers of non-fiction in the areas of memoir, biography, history, literary travel, narrative science, investigative journalism, popular culture and lifestyle. We also represent a certain number of children's and YA writers and writers in the fields of science fiction and fantasy. Their writers have been nominees and winners of many literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize, the Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award, the Writers Trust awards, the Charles Taylor Prize for narrative non-fiction, the Orange Prize, the Danuta Gleed Award, and the Commonwealth Prize.


Appetite by Random House


Appetite by Random House
Launched under the direction of respected and award-winning publisher Robert McCullough, Appetite by Random House offers readers a carefully selected collection of lifestyle titles in categories including food, wine, health, and design.



ChiZine Publications


Chizine Publications
Named Horror Publisher of the Year 2011 by Rue Morgue Magazine, ChiZine Publications is a World Fantasy Award-nominated independent publisher of weird, surreal, subtle, and disturbing dark literary fiction, hand-picked by Bram Stoker Award-winning editors of the online magazine ChiZine: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words, Brett Savory and Sandra Kasturi.



The Cooke Agency


The Cooke Agency
The Cooke Agency represents literary and commercial fiction (including science fiction, fantasy and romance), narrative-driven nonfiction in the areas of popular culture, science, history, natural history, politics, personal reference and children's books. Their clients are routinely long-listed, short-listed and awarded prizes for the high quality of their work.





Doubleday Canada


Doubleday Canada
One of Canada’s most prominent publishers for over fifty years, Doubleday Canada is committed to producing the finest fiction from both established and new voices and to developing challenging and entertaining non-fiction for a broad and diverse reading public.





Knopf Canada


Knopf Canada
Alfred A. Knopf Canada—familiarly known as “Knopf Canada”—has long been recognized as one of the premier Canadian publishers of literary fiction and non-fiction. Knopf Canada publishes works marked by original, intelligent perspectives. Whether they take the form of novel, short story, travelogue, biography, or any other guise in between, Knopf Canada fosters compelling, literary books with vital roles to play in our everyday lives and in shaping our cultural vision.



McClelland & Stewart


McClelland & Stewart
Founded in Toronto in 1906, McClelland & Stewart is the originating publisher of many distinguished fiction and non-fiction authors, including Leonard Cohen, Irving Layton, Stephen Leacock, Alistair MacLeod, Guy Vanderhaeghe, L.M. Montgomery, and Farley Mowat. McClelland & Stewart's publishing mandate is simply stated: aim to publish the best books in the best way. Their exceptional list includes literary fiction, history, biography, poetry, politics, and sports.



Penguin Canada


Penguin Canada
Penguin Canada, founded in 1974, is one of Canada's preeminent trade publishers, publishing and distributing a wide range of literary, thought-provoking fiction, non-fiction, lifestyle and children's books. 





Random House Canada


Random House Canada
Since beginning their Canadian publishing program in 1986, Random House Canada has become Canada’s premier general interest publishing imprint, featuring a diverse list of literary and quality commercial fiction, top Canadian and international cookbooks, and some of the boldest non-fiction being published today.





Rick Broadhead & Associates


Rick Broadhead and Associates
Rick Broadhead & Associates is one of North America's premier literary agencies, representing both American and Canadian non-fiction authors. The agency's clients include Dr. William Davis, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Wheat Belly with sales of over one million copies; astronaut Chris Hadfield, author of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth; filmmaker and outdoor adventurer Les Stroud, author of Survive!; journalist Amanda Lang, author of The Power of Why, and many others.





Small Beer Press


Small Beer Press
Small Beer Press is a World Fantasy Award-winning publisher of literary and speculative fiction. Co-founded by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant in 2000, Small Beer Press, which is based in Western Massachusetts, publishes 6-10 books a year as well as a zine, LCRW. Small Beer titles have won the Philip K. Dick, World Fantasy, Shirley Jackson, Tiptree, Mythopoeic, Crawford, and Norton awards, among others, and have been selected as best of the year by Booklist, Time Magazine, Salon, Village Voice, the San Francisco Chronicle, Locus, and Publishers Weekly.





Tundra Books


Tundra
Tundra Books is a leader in children’s publishing, bringing award-winning fiction, non-fiction, and picture books to an international market. From the time of its founding in 1967, Tundra has been dedicated to helping people tell their own stories, to introducing gallery artists to young children, to creating a balance between information and beauty in non-fiction books, and to keeping in print the books children love, so they can share them years later with their own children.




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