Despite being around for less than a year and already relocating once during its short existence, Vancouver’s Massy Books is quickly becoming a beacon for the literary community as well as a champion of Indigenous authors and diversity.
The University of Guelph honours the Bookshelf’s Barb and Doug Minett
Almost five decades after founding the Bookshelf, Barb and Doug Minett are being awarded honorary degrees this June by the University of Guelph for “their tremendous contributions” to the publishing industry and their beloved city.
Moonbeam Books caters to young readers in west end Toronto neighbourhood
When Katharine Tutko graduated in 2015 with her bachelor of science degree from University of Toronto, she didn’t know what she wanted to do next.
Montreal’s Librairie Astro sets closing date
Despite its fundraising efforts over the past year, Montreal’s Librairie Astro, one of the country’s largest comic retailers, will be shutting its doors at the end of June.
Bryan Prince Bookseller to close after nearly 30 years
Staff at Bryan Prince Bookseller have announced that the Hamilton, Ontario store is slated to close on March 29, just weeks after its 29th anniversary.
Conrad Black’s Donald Trump book coming out with Marlon Bundo publisher
Conrad Black is going stateside with his new book, Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other, coming out in May with Regnery Publishing.
McNally Robinson opens new store in Winnipeg’s Forks Market
In the 30 years since downtown Winnipeg’s Forks Market and the Forks National Historical Site were established, the venue has expanded to include the Human Rights Museum and an outdoor concert venue that has hosted everything from the Pan Am Games to Interstellar Rodeo.
Bookmanager Academy rebrands, grows in second year
Bookmanager Academy, the professional development and networking event for independent booksellers and other members of the industry, will hold its second instalment June 8–11 in Kelowna, B.C.