Roseway Publishing

Roseway Publishing aims to publish literary work that is rooted in and relevant to struggles for social justice. We are interested in publishing works of fiction, creative non-fiction, biographies and other literary writing that has a social justice theme.

  • Jude and Diana

    By Sharon Robart-Johnson     Forthcoming March 2021

    A story of two enslaved sisters. A story of brutality. A story of joy. Sharon Robart-Johnson blends archival research with fiction to compel us: Black lives matter enough to remember.

    A Roseway Book
  • A Love Letter to Africville

    By Amanda Carvery-Taylor     Forthcoming February 2021

    This book is a warm hug from Africville!

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Land-Water-Sky / Ndè-Tı-Yat’a

    By Katłıà     October 2020

    Land-Water-Sky/Ndè-Tı-Yat’a is the debut novel from Dene author Katłįà. Set in Canada’s far north, this layered composite novel traverses space and time, from a community being stalked by a dark presence, a group of teenagers out for a dangerous joyride, to an archeological site on a mysterious island that holds a powerful secret.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Black Matters

    By Afua Cooper  By Wilfried Raussert     October 2020

    Halifax’s former Poet Laureate Afua Cooper and photographer Wilfried Raussert collaborate in this book of poems and photographs focused on everyday Black experiences.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Text Messages

    Or How I Found Myself Time Travelling

    By Yassin “Narcy”  Alsalman     October 2020

    Text Messages is the first multi-genre collection by Montreal-based Iraqi hip-hop artist, activist, and professor Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • The Desirable Sister

    By Taslim Burkowicz     October 2019

    “Presented like a kaleidoscopic tapestry, we watch with fascination as Gia and Serena come of age and emerge from the grip of race and colour to become independent young women. Taslim Burkowicz is a masterful storyteller of intimate details that are surprising and sometimes shocking.”

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • The Daughter Who Walked Away

    By Kimia Eslah     October 2019

    A powerful and beautiful debut novel by Kimia Eslah, The Daughter Who Walked Away explores the lives of three Iranian women, across three generations, as they struggle to love and be loved unconditionally

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Siegebreakers

    By Justin Podur     October 2019

    Under the crushing weight of the siege of Gaza, Laila and Nasser are members of the Palestinian resistance fighting desperately to free their people.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

    By Suzanne Berliner Weiss     October 2019

    A powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book
  • Papergirl

    By Melinda McCracken  With Penelope Jackson     May 2019

    Ten-year-old Cassie lives with her working-class family in 1919 Winnipeg. The Great War and Spanish Influenza have taken their toll, and workers in the city are frustrated with low wages and long hours. When they orchestrate a general strike, Cassie — bright, determined and very bored at school — desperately wants to help.

    Learn More
    A Roseway Book