It’s a Wonderful Anvil Holiday Sale

Buy 2 books, save 20%; buy 3 books, save 30%; buy 4 or more books, save 40%!

Give everyone you know the gift of books. You can even save one for yourself...

Anvil Press

Contemporary Canadian Literature with a Distinctly Urban Twist


newest releases

Front List

cover for Bounce House

Bounce House

By Jennica Harper

Bounce House is a collection of small containers for the uncontainable. Restrained in form but not feeling, Harper’s fourth book explores the cyclical nature of grief, imperfect parenting, and our willingness to jump without promise of a safe landing.

Read More

cover for Float and Scurry

Float and Scurry

By Heather Birrell

The poems in this book are playful, hallucinatory, and often funny. They explore the far-fetchedness and perseverance of love between friends and family members, the importance of libraries and locked mental health wards, and ways to live with meaning in the face of a looming apocalypse. Read More

Cover for Hider/Seeker

Hider/Seeker

By Jen Currin

Hider/Seeker is the debut fiction collection from award-winning poet Jen Currin. These stories are about addiction and meditation, relationships and almost-relationships, solitude and sexuality.

Read More

cover for I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You

I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You

By Jay Millar

Spanning more than 25 years, I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You gathers work from three distinct eras of Jay Millar’s development as a poet.

Read More

cover for I Heard Something

I Heard Something

By Jaime Forsythe

The poems in I Heard Something comprise a surreal menagerie — funny, chilling, tender — of what it is to be a human at this very minute. Cup a hand around your ear as you read this book — it’ll enhance the experience.

Read More

Previous Next

Inside Anvil

Contact Us