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Running the Goat currently publishes five commercially-printed children's books annually. The press welcomes submissions of the highest quality children's literature that connect to its focus on Newfoundland and Labrador-based or Atlantic Canadian writing. We warmly encourage manuscripts that reflect the diverse experience, stories, and history of the region.

Please mail submissions to Running the Goat, Books & Broadsides,  General Delivery, Tors Cove, NL  A0A 4A0  

Submissions must include a cover letter, outlining the writer's experience and background.

Email submissions will not be accepted.

Please allow several months for response. Only submissions with a self-addressed and stamped envelope will be returned.

Writers submitting manuscripts for picture books and illustrated books need to be aware that, should their manucript be accepted, the press will select an illustrator.  Picture book manuscripts should be sent without illustrations.


Running the Goat does not accept submissions for its list of letterpress-printed books.