The MYRCA committee is deeply grateful to the publishers who make it possible for us to select the nominees every year.Thank you.

Publisher Liaisons:

Sundogs (grades 4-6)

Kathie MacIsaac –

Northern Lights (grades 7-9)

Stephanie Ehmann:

MYRCA Submission Guidelines

To submit books for consideration, to be added to our publishers contact list or for our full Submissions Guideline, please email
MYRCA Submission Guideline
1.  Books must be fiction written for young readers aged 9 to 15 (Grades
2. Books must be written by a Canadian born or a permanent resident of
3. Books must be copyrighted two years prior to the date of the award.
In other words, books for the 2022 MYRCA shortlist must have a
publication date of 2020.
4. Reprints, re-issues and revised editions are not eligible.
5. Translations may be submitted in the year that the English edition is
6. High interest – Low vocabulary titles will not be considered.
Publishers are requested to send 3 reading copies of all books that fit these submission guidelines.
Deadline: December 15th, 2020. 
We understand that 2020 has been out of the ordinary, we are willing to make exceptions in regards to submissions. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns. “