In a movement that’s part promotion and part philanthropy, these small publishers from across Canada are helping people cope with the hours of isolation recommended during the COVID-19 pandemic by sharing special offers on their ebook catalogue.
Offer: The boundary-pushing publisher is offering ebooks — including day/break, the upcoming poetry collection from Governor’s General Literary Award–winning writer Gwen Benaway, and Just Pervs, the Lambda Literary Award–shortlisted story collection from Jess Taylor – for $5, with all proceeds going to the authors.
Coach House Books
Offer: All Coach House titles, including André Alexis’s Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize-winning novel Days by Moonlight, are 25 per cent off online for customers using the offer code “STAYHOME.”
House of Anansi Press
Offer: For every ebook purchased from House of Anansi, including Canada Reads bestseller Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles, a second ebook will be sent to a reading buddy of your choice so you can have a shared experience despite the social distancing.
Offer: The Canadian fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry publisher is offering ebooks for a pay-what-you-choose price.
Effective immediately, all ebooks purchased from our site are available at a Pay What You Choose rate. 100% of proceeds from all ebook sales will go to our authors. We also hope this will help our readers who may be struggling to make ends meet. https://t.co/jijOkbKWJI
— Invisibooks (@invisibooks) March 17, 2020
Offer: The small literary press is offering readers a free ebook “from cat cozies and mysteries to memoirs and histories to short story collections and sprawling novels.”
Readers in a dangerous time, here’s a gift from us. Go to our list at https://t.co/PTbEixBYhb and then
come back to our Twitter page (follow us maybe too!) and send us a message letting us know which ebook you’d like. Make sure to include your email and specify ePub or Kindle. pic.twitter.com/QGQnG8afQ7
— Signature Editions (@SigEditions) March 17, 2020