Quill and Quire

Out of Africa

Journalist and human rights activist Ken Wiwa‘s new work of non-fiction has been sold to Penguin Canada publisher David Davidar.… Read More »

Foreign front

Akka Janssen, subsidiary rights manager at HarperCollins Canada, has the U.K. rights to Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter’s The Rebel… Read More »

Vino lowdown

Doubleday Canada publisher Maya Mavjee has acquired The Crushed Grape Club: A Less Than Sober Wine Lover’s Companion by wine… Read More »

Reel deal

Beach Holme Publishing publisher Michael Carroll has sold non-exclusive broadcast television rights to Dorothy Perkyns’s Last Days in Africville to… Read More »

Foreign front

Nicole Winstanley, subsidiary rights director at Westwood Creative Artists, has placed Guy Gavriel Kay’s latest novel, The Last Light of… Read More »

Foreign front

Sally Harding, of Seventh Avenue Literary Agency, has sold U.S. rights to two upcoming books – After the Rice and… Read More »

Penned in the pen

Knopf Canada publisher Diane Martin has commissioned author Stephen Reid (Jackrabbit Parole) to write a memoir about his life in… Read More »

Foreign front

Westwood Creative Artists foreign rights director Nicole Winstanley and agent Bruce Westwood have completed three deals: one with Piatkus Books… Read More »

Ugandan Pen Pal

Random House Canada editor Anne Collins has struck a deal with writer Kathy Cook for a full-length version of an… Read More »