If you teach a course that uses three or more of our books, you can create a discounted book bundle for your students! Three or four books will garner 20% off, five or more will be 30% off.
Bundles are for print editions only. They are only eligible for Canadian schools. These discounted rates are specifically for students who will buy the bundle on our website and either pick the books up in your office/department or have them shipped to their home. Please note that if the students are to have their bundles shipped directly, there will be about a week between ordering and shipping. If students require books immediately, we strongly recommend you choose the pick up option. In order to make sure we have enough stock of each book and the information in place with our distributor, we require your bundle request to come in about a month before your course begins.
Desk Copy Requests
Playwrights Canada Press will supply desk copies on orders of 25 copies or more of a single title, to a maximum of 3 copies. To request a desk copy, please fill out this form.
Playwrights Canada Press provides complimentary exam copies of our books to lecturers or instructors for consideration for course adoption. We do not provide complimentary copies for research purposes, reference, or personal use. To request an examination copy please email email@example.com and include the title and ISBN of book you'd like to consider, the name of the course you're preparing for, and your complete contact information.
Licensing for Printed or Digital Coursepacks
If you would like to licence published material for use in a coursepack permission is available through Access Copyright in Canada and the Copyright Clearance Center in the US. We strongly encourage schools and universities to take advantage of the services offered by those organizations.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for through Access Copyright or the Copyright Clearance Centre please fill out this permission form to put in a request directly with Playwrights Canada Press.
Hundreds of our plays are accessible as ebooks through Drama Online, a massive theatre library for schools and libraries. There’s a standalone Playwrights Canada Press collection as well as plays from Bloomsbury, including Methuen Drama and Arden Shakespeare, Faber & Faber, Nick Hern Books, and Aurora Metro Books. You can register and subscribe as an institution here.
Playwrights Canada Press does not handle production rights on behalf of our playwrights but we're happy to forward along any requests to the right place.
If you have a copy of the book you can check the copyright page for the agent's name and contact information. If the copyright page asks you to contact us please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out a permission request for more information. We’ll follow up with the agent’s contact information or forward your request directly over to the playwright.
Pop-Up Ambassador program
Know a student who has heaps of enthusiasm, charisma, and an interest in published plays? If you have the space to hold a pop-up shop at your school, we’re interested working with you! Playwrights Canada Press is inviting motivated students who’d like to do some extra reading and earn a bit of money to become ambassadors for our books. We’ll send students a box of books and ask them to familiarize themselves with our new plays. We’ll then work with their college or university to set up a pop-up shop which they’ll be responsible for running, selling books to fellow students or the local community depending on the event. Students will be paid for their time running the pop-up shop.
For more information or to suggest a student you think we should be in touch with please contact Jessica Lewis at email@example.com.
The PLEDGE Project
The PLEDGE Project (standing for "Production Listing to Enhance Diversity and Gender Equity") consists of a searchable database of more than four hundred large-cast plays (with six or more characters) by Canadian women. The main objective of the project is to improve the number of women playwrights produced on the mainstages of post-secondary institutions and theatre training programs in Canada. To search plays, make a pledge, or submit a play, visit their website.