We accept multiple submissions.
Please study the work we publish and carefully consider if your writing will be a good fit.

Trade Books–
We are a regional publisher and will consider, literary fiction, literary non-fiction and bios about BC artists/art history (1900-1950s) literary memoirs and belle lettres by emerging, mid-career and established BC writers. Please send a query letter first before sending a poetry manuscript. Please mail ONLY the first chapter of your ms for non-fiction or fiction, a synopsis, short bio and SASE ( Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope). No email submissions will be considered. 4-6 months reply time.

Writers Wanted for our Unheralded Artists of B.C. Series. We are looking for good B.C. writers with art history/research/journalist background for our UABC series. Send CV and query letter to submissions@mothertonguepublishing.com. We are currently looking for well-researched manuscripts or proposals of manuscripts or the following B.C Artists: Beatrice Lennie, Frank Perry, Vera Weatherbie, Charles Marega, Zeljko Kujundzic etc. On Acceptance: Writers will receive a standard contract.

Limited Editions– We no longer publish limited editions.

MAIL all submissions to:
Publisher: Mona Fertig
Mother Tongue Publishing Limited,
290 Fulford-Ganges Rd. Salt Spring Island B.C.
V8K 2K6 Canada
Thank-you for considering Mother Tongue.