Quill and Quire

In the Works

SOUL ASYLUM: McClelland & Stewart has signed a new novel from André Alexis. Set in Ottawa, Asylum follows a cast… Read More »

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POLE POSITION: Wayne Johnston’s new novel, tentatively titled The Navigator of New York, has been sold for an undisclosed sum… Read More »

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AFTER DARK: Anita Rau Badami has scored a high-six-figure deal for her next two novels with Knopf Canada. Her first,… Read More »

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BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: Kristen den Hartog’s third novel, The Origin of Haloes, was sold at auction to Ellen Seligman at… Read More »

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CRIMES AND PASSION: Poet and novelist Maggie Helwig has sold Canadian and U.S. rights to her second novel, Between Mountains,… Read More »

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SMOKING HAZARDS: Barbara Berson has acquired Elizabeth Ruth’s second novel for Penguin Canada. (Her first, Ten Good Seconds of Silence,… Read More »

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UP IN THE AIR: Kenneth Oppel has signed with HarperCollins Canada for his next children’s novel, a fantasy adventure called… Read More »

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PAYING THE PYPER: Andrew Pyper’s third novel, The Wildfire Season, set in the Yukon during a series of forest fires,… Read More »

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FATHER AND SON: Diane Martin of Knopf Canada has acquired Rabindranath Maharaj’s third novel, A Perfect Pledge, for publication in… Read More »

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REVELATIONS: A first novel by 27-year-old Toronto writer Robert McGill has been bought by Ellen Seligman of McClelland & Stewart.… Read More »