About

Shadowpaw Press is a small publishing company located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, founded by Edward Willett, an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction for readers of all ages.

Shadowpaw Press has three imprints:

Shadowpaw Press Premiere publishes an eclectic selection of books by both new and established authors, including adult fiction, young adult fiction, non-fiction, and anthologies.

Shadowpaw Press Reprise publishes new editions of previously published novels. If you are an author who has previously published books for which the rights have reverted to you, and you’re interested in having them republished in new editions, contact us.

Shadowpaw Press Attic will feature . . . well, the sorts of things you might find in attics: old things, odd things, things that just don’t fit anywhere else.

About Edward Willett

Over a professional writing career now spanning more than three decades, publisher and editor Edward Willett has worked with publishers of all types and all sizes, from the very small to the major publishers like McGraw-Hill and DAW Books.

In addition to being a writer, Ed has also worked as an editor for newspapers, magazines, and book publishers. He began his career at the Weyburn Review, becoming news editor after four years as a reporter/photographer/columnist. He is a member of Editors Canada. He continues to do freelance editing work for FriesenPress, and has also edited magazines ranging from Fine Lifestyles Regina to Windscript to the venerable Canadian literary magazine Grain. In addition, Ed has served as writer-in-residence at both the Regina and Saskatoon Public Libraries, working with numerous writers in both locations to improve their manuscripts.

Ed currently serves on the board of directors of SaskBooks, the professional association of publishers in Saskatchewan. His is a past president of SF Canada, the professional association of Canadian science fiction and fantasy writers.

Shadowpaw Press is named after Ed’s black Siberian cat, Shadowpaw, who has his own publishing connections: his uncle belongs to Betsy Wollheim, one of the publishers, with Sheila E. Gilbert, of DAW Books.