Griots Lounge Publishing Canada, registered and headquartered in Manitoba in June 2020, aims at diversifying the Canadian book market by engaging the African style of writing in synergy with Canadian literature. Griots Lounge Publishing Canada in Winnipeg is the head office of the Griots Lounge imprint globally. Griots Lounge Publishing was first founded in Nigeria in 2012 with a focus on new writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. In 2013, Griots Lounge Publishing launched her first title in London, United Kingdom, and has since launched around Africa and the United States. In June 2020, Griots Lounge Publishing moved her head office to Winnipeg Manitoba, where she operates independently with a clear focus on minority African-Canadian writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Griots Lounge Publishing Canada is a traditional publishing press.