Quill and Quire

Nation of cities

Q&Q contributing editor John Lorinc has sold rights to In The New City: How the Crisis of Canada’s Cities Is… Read More »

Return to sender

Phyllis Bruce, vice-president of HarperCollins Canada, has just inked a deal with Toronto author Kyo Maclear for her debut new… Read More »

Foreign front

Agent Bill Hanna of Acacia House has sold U.S. hardcover rights to Brian Francis’s Fruit to MacAdam/Cage and U.S. paperback… Read More »

Hynes, 27

27-year-old Newfoundland author Joel Hynes has sold his latest work of fiction to HarperCollins Canada editor-in-chief Iris Tupholme. Right Away… Read More »


McClelland & Stewart editor Alex Schultz has purchased rights to a new work of non-fiction by Toronto Star reporter Scott… Read More »

Foreign front

Kids Can Press rights associate Eva Svec has sold U.K. and English-language European Union rights to Rochelle Strauss and Margot… Read More »

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 »