programs and Services
The LPG's strategic plan outlines four broad areas to focus on to support our members as they publish great Canadian books. These four areas help define our programs and services.
Expand Outreach & Advocacy
LPG advocacy work aims to put a public face on Canadian literary publishing. As the association of literary publishers in English Canada, we inform, persuade, and tell stories about our members' vital role in nurturing and amplifying diverse Canadian voices. We represent LPG members' interests to government, media, and the public.
Outreach means building awareness and readership for Canadian literature--the fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, drama, children's and young adult books, and graphic narratives produced by LPG members. We work collaboratively with partner organizations throughout the book supply chain. Our common cause is to connect readers to essential Canadian-published books.
Enhance Sales Opportunities
Literary publishers often face problems with scale: some services are simply not available on competitive terms to smaller publishers. As a collective, the LPG provides access to critical services at reasonable rates. For example, we offer:
Engage & Support Members
The LPG provides a variety of professional development opportunities and industry intelligence to members. These include:
Build Organizational Capacity
We commit to streamlining and updating our operations, where needed, to ensure that members receive the best value.