About

Gordon Hill Press

Gordon Hill Press is a feisty upstart publisher of poetry, literary fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry criticism. Like all new ventures, we're wide-eyed and think we can change the world. We'll see! Our first flight of books will appear in Fall 2019. Stay tuned for updates - we're finalizing our list!

Shane Neilson, Editor

Shane Neilson is a writer from New Brunswick. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph at Guelph-Humber, an MA in English from the University of Guelph, and is currently a PhD candidate in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster where he researches the representations of pain in CanLit as a Vanier Scholar.

He has extensive editorial experience in Canadian Literature, serving as the editor of Frog Hollow Press, a Victoria-based chapbook press for almost twenty years and counting; a prose editor at Anstruther Press, a Toronto-based chapbook press; an associate editor at Hamilton Arts & Letters, a mighty online magazine based out of Hamilton; and he is the Poetry Advisor at the Canadian Medical Association Journal. In addition, Shane has readied several prose criticism books for various Canadian presses. Shane has edited many of the poets and poetry critics at the forefront of Canadian literature and has a wealth of experience that he brings to bear with both poetry and nonfiction manuscripts. Shane does not freelance and only works closely with writers publishing with Frog Hollow, Anstruther, Hamilton Arts & Letters, and now Gordon Hill Press.

Jeremy Luke Hill, Publisher

Jeremy Luke Hill was born in Guelph, Ontario. He completed both a BA and an MA in English Literature at the University of Guelph, and he's been working in the city's literary scene ever since. He founded Vocamus Writers Community, a non-profit organization that promotes book culture in the Guelph area. He also founded Vocamus Press, a local-centric micro-publisher that specializes in Guelph literature. Founding Gordon Hill Press as a national trade publisher is his next step in building literary capacity in the area.