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About Us

Joanne and Samara


Type offers an extensive collection of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, small press titles, art and design, and children’s books.

A joint venture between Joanne Saul and Samara Walbohm, who met while completing PhDs in Canadian Literature at U of T, Type Books opened the doors to its Queen Street store in April 2006; a Forest Hill Village location followed in 2008; and the third location in the Junction opened in November 2018.

West Queen West   The Junction   Forest Hill