Quill and Quire

Packing heat

The publishers of Pound, Canada’s largest hip-hop and urban culture magazine, have teamed up with Random House Canada associate editor… Read More »

Foreign front: Dec. 15, 2004

Samantha Haywood of the Transatlantic Literary Agency has sold Russian rights to Paul Quarrington’s Galveston to Amphora, on behalf of… Read More »

Return of the Kings

Agent Jackie Kaiser of Westwood Creative Artists has sold Canadian English-language rights to two works by Thomas King to HarperCollins… Read More »

A tale of two cultures

Penguin Canada publisher David Davidar has purchased author Nega Mezlekia’s untitled second novel, in a deal arranged by agent Jackie… Read More »

Foreign front: Dec. 8, 2004

Nicole Winstanley, rights director at Westwood Creative Artists, has sold Béa Gonzalez’s The Mapmaker’s Opera to HarperCollins U.K. The Cooke… Read More »

Media meltdown

McClelland & Stewart assistant editor Jennifer Lambert has signed a deal with former National Post film columnist Katrina Onstad for… Read More »

Heart attack man

Former Globe and Mail food editor Cecily Ross has signed a deal with Penguin Canada editorial director Diane Turbide for… Read More »

Foreign front: Dec. 1, 2004

Agent Anne McDermid has sold U.S. rights to Sheila Heti’s upcoming debut novel Ticknor to Farrar, Straus & Giroux. She… Read More »

Caught in the web

Journalist and author Julian Sher has signed a deal with Random House Canada publisher Anne Collins for his next non-fiction… Read More »

Maritime midwife

Knopf Canada publisher Diane Martin has signed a deal with first-time novelist Ami McKay for The Birth House. The book… Read More »