Quill and Quire

Memoir night in Canada

Fenn Publishing publisher Jordan Fenn has acquired a new hockey book by broadcasting legend Ralph Mellanby, the longtime producer of… Read More »

Clowning around

Scholastic Canada director of publishing Diane Kerner has purchased world rights to an untitled novel for middle-grade readers by Caroline… Read More »

Reel deal: March 22, 2006

Agent Ashton Westwood of Westwood Creative Artists has optioned film and television rights to Trevor Cole’s The Fearsome Particles to… Read More »

Foreign front: March 22, 2006

Kids Can Press rights associate Anna Cundari has sold Melanie Watt’s Scaredy Squirrel to Bayard Editions in France and Gayle… Read More »

Woosteresque

McArthur & Company president Kim McArthur has purchased rights to two novels by Toronto native Robert Maclean, who now makes… Read More »

Genocidal tendencies

Penguin Canada president David Davidar has commissioned a new work of non-fiction from author Barbara Coloroso. Extraordinary Evil will be… Read More »

Sick and tired

Penguin Canada editorial director Diane Turbide has purchased Canadian rights to a new work of non-fiction by John Lawrence Reynolds.… Read More »

Reel deal: March 15, 2006

Groundwood Books rights director Lisa Nave has optioned film and television rights to Audrey O’Hearn’s Me and Luke to the… Read More »

Foreign front: March 15, 2006

Marilyn Biderman, director of rights and contracts at McClelland & Stewart, has sold Madeleine Thien’s Certainty to Faber & Faber… Read More »