Don’t Stand So Close to Me tackles the world as it is right now: remote learning, physical distancing, quarantining, and the closing of all non-essential services.
The Quarantine Review is a digital literary journal to be published by Dundurn. The premiere issue will launch June 6.
Canada is currently in talks with the next three Guest of Honour countries to discuss their interest in a possible postponement.
More details about the Canada Guest of Honour plan are expected in the coming weeks.
The story, which is aimed at seven- to nine-year-old children, is a fairy tale set in an imaginary land – and is totally unrelated to Rowling’s other works.
As B.C., Saskatchewan, and Ontario lifted restrictions on retail the week of May 19, the choice to reopen or not proved to be as individual as the varied independent bookstores across the provinces.
Denise Anderson, Scholastic Canada’s director of marketing and publicity, shares behind-the-scenes details about the campaign for the blockbuster The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, which launched officially May 19.
Hunter Street is renting two physical shelves inside neighbouring Meta4 Contemporary Craft Gallery.
The publisher is providing a list of author events and independent bookstores.
The Canadian book industry’s annual conference about technology in publishing was cancelled on March 13.