“I think both companies can be strengthened by this, but both companies will be exactly what they are today,” says Annick owner and publisher Rick Wilks.
The imprint, also dubbed Wattpad, will publish four titles in 2020.
The festival is inspired by Cressida Cowell’s children’s literature to-do list, and will feature Canadian author David A. Robertson.
Each submission will be read by an editorial committee and authors will receive feedback and potentially a publishing offer by December 15, 2020.
The Inuit-owned publishing company will open a commercial space to sell its Inuktitut- and English-language books
Sydney Smith and Julie Flett are two of the 10 picture-book creators on the award shortlist
Through a contest, blog, and workshops, this charity teaches kids creative writing and then publish the best results
Kids read fun books from a curated list, get swag like Elise Gravel tote bags, and can sign up for a week of free workshops
When the non-fiction book was published by Annick Press in 2014 it sold 9,000 copies. Since March, it’s sold 20,000 more.