Mosaic Press

What exactly is Mosaic Press?

Broadway Musicals, Erotic fiction, Chinese Military Theory...welcome to the fascinating mosaic that is Mosaic Press. We are all about variety, diversity and passion. Our publishing programme focuses on four major areas: Literature, including fiction, short fiction and poetry; The Arts, including Theater, Art, Architecture and Music; Social Studies and International Studies.

In the 25 years that we have been around, Mosaic Press has managed to publish over 500 books with some 20 original titles each year. In terms of Canadian publishers, we probably rank in the middle of the top ten Canadian publishing houses. Mosaic Press is a wholly-owned Canadian company, federally incorporated and founded by Michael Walsh in 1975.

In recent years, Mosaic Press has established a very strong global presence with our internationally recognized list. We have sold translation rights for our titles to Germany, Mexico, Holland, Denmark, France, Russia, Malaysia, Japan, India, Portugal, England, Israel and the United States. In addition, Mosaic Press has sold audio and film rights to a number of our titles as well as book club rights. We have also co-published with a number of Canadian and foreign publishers.

Mosaic Press has published major award winning authors, including one Nobel Prize winner, one Premio Juan Rolfo Award winner, twelve Governor General’s Award winners, Canada’s most prestigious literary award, Stephen Leacock Award winner, Aurora Sci-Fi/Fantasy Award winner, Calabrian Gold Medal winner for translation, numerous Crime Writers of Canada Derrick Murdoch Award winners, J.I.Segal Prize, Milton Acorn Poetry Award and numerous others.

Mosaic Press books and authors have been widely reviewed in the major review outlets throughout Canada, in the United States and Europe, including the Sunday New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Booklist, The Times of London and many others.

Mosaic Press has extensive distribution throughout Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand.

We acknowledge for their financial support of our publishing program the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund.

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