The Canada Book Fund’s new COVID-19 emergency relief fund may be nominally directed at distributors, but its purpose is to support the entire publishing supply chain.
The centrepiece of the programming will be four “literary mini-documentaries.”
The library is the hub of a school, vital to students’ academic and emotional growth, and a critical support to educators – especially during COVID-19.
The first 300 ticket holders will also receive a book plate signed by Mitchell.
Also in the works is an online summer camp for young readers, with partnership details to be announced in the next few weeks.
Canada FBM2020 is now discouraging Canadians from physically attending the pivotal October book fair in 2020.
As restrictions in provincial parks began to lift, RMB launched its “Great Canadian Staycation” campaign, promoting safe distancing and outdoor recreation.
“I’m hoping that by September and October, books that are actually set in a pandemic won’t feel too true to life,” Wolsak & Wynn publisher Noelle Allen says.