Quill and Quire

Reel deals: November 30, 2005

Robert Mackwood, of the Seventh Avenue Literary Agency, has just completed film rights deals for several non-fiction works by Michael… Read More »

Henry puts her stamp on Anansi

House of Anansi Press publisher Lynn Henry has just acquired two upcoming works by Sointula author Bill Gaston. The first… Read More »

In memoriam

Raincoast Books publisher Michelle Benjamin has taken on a memoir by a B.C. woman named Katy Hutchison. Walking After Midnight… Read More »

Move over, Donald Creighton

Random House Canada has just announced the acquisition of a “major” new biography of Sir John A. Macdonald, to be… Read More »

Foreign front: Nov. 23, 2005

Samantha Haywood of the Transatlantic Literary Agency has sold Russian rights to David Gilmour’s recent Governor General’s Award-winner A Perfect… Read More »

Horses and history

Key Porter Books senior editor Linda Pruessen has just purchased world rights to a new YA novel by Shelley Peterson.… Read More »

Foreign front: November 17, 2005

Penguin Canada rights and contracts manager Catherine MacGregor has sold U.S. rights to Ted Bishop’s Riding With Rilke: Reflections on… Read More »

Reel deals: November 17, 2005

Groundwood Books’s Lisa Nave has optioned Marie-Louise Gay’s series of Stella and Sam books to the Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions.