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All Lit Up is a discoverability engine and online book retail space for readers of emerging, quirky, and unabashedly Canadian literature. Forty publishers from across Canada, all members of the Literary Press Group, feature titles on All Lit Up.
Readers can find and purchase the best books this country’s independent publishers have to offer, as well as browse through our exclusive behind-the-scenes content about the books, authors, and publishers whose work is available on our site.
The Literary Press Group, which manages All Lit Up, is a not-for-profit membership association of 64 independently-owned and -operated Canadian literary publishers. Since 1975, the LPG has supported the growth of Canadian literary culture by helping its member publishers sell, distribute, and market their books to booksellers, libraries, institutions, and through events and All Lit Up, directly to readers.
The Literary Press Group of Canada greatly appreciates the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.
The books featured on All Lit Up are published by members of the Literary Press Group. If you are interested in joining the Literary Press Group, please visit the LPG website to view our membership criteria.
You don’t need to be a member to advertise on All Lit Up, though we do have certain advertising guidelines. The gist is that the ad should be for something Canadian and/or literary (preferably ‘and’!).
Interested in advertising? Contact Lauren, our Engagement Manager, at email@example.com.
At this time, the LPG only accepts books into All Lit Up that were published by one of its member publishers. Moreover, we only deal with publishers directly for the time being.
The books featured on our site are at the discretion of the publishers: if you would like your book represented, please contact your publisher to have it included.
All Lit Up’s listings are populated with publisher data. If you see a problem, please contact your publisher – they will have to submit a new data file to us.
Yes! We’re always looking for ways to draw attention to the books on this site – please send reviews about LPG books to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No; all All Lit Up transactions go through Stripe, which you don’t need an account to use (just a regular old VISA or Mastercard, or VISA Debit will do).
It depends – our publishers are located across Canada with different distribution centres. You may receive books at different times, in different shipments, by different carriers.
We estimate delivery dates based on the availability of your items. After you’ve placed your order, you’ll be able to see both shipping and delivery estimates in the order confirmation email.
We strive to have a turnaround shipping time of one week for orders within Canada.
If you can’t access your ebook…
Did you install and create an account in Adobe Digital Editions? The book may be encrypted with digital rights management (DRM) technology, and requires this program to view it. Customers are solely responsible for confirming that their devices are compatible with the ebooks they purchase.
If you can access your ebook, but it’s scrambled or otherwise displaying incorrectly…
Please send your ereader information, the ebook title, and the details of the problem (i.e. sections where it occurs) to email@example.com – we’ll try to rectify the issue as soon as possible.
Some of the ebooks sold on All Lit Up are secured with Adobe ADEPT Digital Rights Management. You will need to ensure that your device is compatible with Adobe Digital Editions, and also have an account set up prior to downloading a DRM ebook from this site.
You can check compatibility with your device here. You can install and activate Adobe Digital Editions for free by clicking here.
Yes. If your book or ebook is delivered damaged, corrupt or is not delivered, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for replacement or refund.
However, customers are solely responsible for confirming that their devices are compatible with the ebooks they purchase. Refunds will not be issued due to compatibility issues.
Please see above to find out how to confirm compatibility with your ereading device.
For wholesale inquiries, please contact email@example.com.