Bespeak Audio Editions

The Bespeak Audio Editions imprint is about bringing the best of contemporary Canadian literature to readers around the world in audiobook form. Each of these audiobooks are written, performed, and published by a team Canadian creatives.

Featured Audiobooks

  • Cover: Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi, read by Amaka Umeh. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
  • Cover: Jonny Appleseed: A Novel by Joshua Whitehead, read by the author. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
  • Cover: Dandelion by Jamie Chai Yun Liew, read by Jennifer Hui. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
  • Cover: Standoff: Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It by Bruce McIvor, read by Lorne Cardinal. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
  • Cover: A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett, read by the author. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
  • Cover: Rebent Sinner by Ivan Coyote, read by the author. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.

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Cover: An Evening With Birdy O’Day by Greg Kearney, read by Sky Gilbert, Bespeak Audio Editions.
Celia's Song
Cover: Wait Softly Brother by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, read by Helen K. Taylor. Bespeak Audio Editions, ECW Press.
Cover: The Rooftop Garden by Menaka Raman-Wilms, read by Alison Deon. Long-listed Scotiabank Giller Prize (2023). Bespeak Audio Editions, ECW Press.
Cover: The Clarion by Nina Dunic, read by David Reale and Kate Ziegler. Long-listed Scotiabank Giller Prize (2023). Bespeak Audio Editions, ECW Press.
And What Can We Offer You Tonight by Premee Mohamed, read by Elana Dunkelman. Bespeak Audio Editions.
Cover: Transland by Mx. Sly, read by Sebastian Marziali.
How to be Found by Emily Pohl-Weary, read by Megan MacPherson. Bespeak Audio Editions.
Cover: Abolitionist Intimacies by El Jones, read by the author. ECW Press, Bespeak Audio Editions.
Cover: Any Other City by Hazel Jane Plante, read by the author. ECW Press, Bespeak Audio Editions.
Cover: Ezra's Ghosts by Darcy Tamayose, read by Stephany Seki. Bespeak Audio Editions. ECW Press.
Cover: A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett, read by the author.
Cover: Lucien & Olivia by Andre Narbonne, read by Steve Baker.
Cover: The Whole Animal by Corinna Chong, read by Laura Miyata.
Cover: Queer Little Nightmares edited by David Ly and Daniel Zomparelli, read by Danielle Verayo.