A Different Drummer Books has survived 50 years in the turbulent bookselling business thanks to the community of booklovers in Burlington, Ont.
“All the evidence we’ve seen is that people are shopping early for Christmas,” says David Glover, marketing and publicity director at Thomas Allen & Son.
Oriuwa is also a writer and advocate for racialized and marginalized populations.
The viral initiative, launched by former Torontonian Aurora James, calls upon retailers to dedicate at least 15 per cent of their shelf space to Black-owned businesses.
The move to unionize Canada’s largest book-retail chain and department store began with Mississauga Square One workers.
The campaign’s launch was accompanied by a TV spot featuring Talaga, Catherine Hernandez, Colm Feore, and Murdoch Mysteries actor Yannick Bisson.
Doctorow has taken a stand against Audible because of their strict Digital Rights Management tools.
Hush Harbour Press is an intersectional publishing house envisioning Black futures with an emphasis on short fiction.
“A lot of people are looking to them to really lead the way.”
The indie, housed in a charming mid-century storefront, opened in Regina on September 12.