Individual Copies

We encourage you to purchase Fernwood Publishing books from your local bookstore. If you have difficulty obtaining them, you may purchase them online using this website or contact our distributor, Brunswick Books. All orders must be pre-paid.

Examination Copies

We will provide examination copies of our books for consideration as course texts. Please order stating the course name, expected enrollment, and expected date of adoption. We reserve the right to limit examination copy requests and/or to provide books on a pre-payment or approval basis. Please send examination copy requests to:


Print on Demand

Some of our titles are only available as Print on Demand (POD). These titles have a minimum order of 15 copies and bookstores are only eligible for 20% discount. All orders are non-returnable and please allow at least 4 weeks for delivery. Please order through the normal channels. These titles are marked as POD throughout our website.

Accessibility Services

Fernwood Publishing offers many of our titles as electronic texts for students experiencing barriers with print materials. Please have the accessibility services department at your university or college contact accessibility@fernpub.ca with your requests.


University of Toronto Press Distribution
5201 Dufferin Street
Toronto ON M3H 5T8

Tel: (416) 667-7791
Toll-Free Tel: 1-800-565-9523
Fax: (416) 667-7832
Toll-Free Fax: 1-800-221-9985
Email: utpbooks@utpress.utoronto.ca

Permission to return is required. We reserve the right to limit returns to 40% of the original order. A $10 re-stocking fee will be charged for each return shipment. (In the case of a course cancellation, full credit will be extended provided at least 95% of the original order is returned.)

Ebooks are not returnable and non-refundable once they have been successfully authenticated using an Adobe ID via Adobe Digital Editions. Every effort will be made by Fernwood Publishing staff to troubleshoot customer ebook issues.