Quill and Quire

Irie eating

Doubleday Canada publisher Maya Mavjee has secured Canadian rights to a new work by Ann Vanderhoof, author of An Embarrassment… Read More »

Sparing the rod

HarperCollins Canada publisher Iris Tupholme has just purchased rights to a new title about child rearing. Help! I Have Children,… Read More »

Something’s coming

U.S.-based Canuck scientist David Orrell has signed a deal with HarperCollins Canada editor Jim Gifford for world rights to a… Read More »

Foreign front: May 18, 2005

Foreign front:Jen Shepherd, director of rights and contracts at Random House Canada, has sold Finnish language rights to three titles… Read More »

Harvey’s pickup

Last year around this time we reported that Newfoundland author Kenneth J. Harvey had sold two new novels – Inside… Read More »

Foreign front: May 11, 2005

Agent Denise Bukowski has sold world French-language rights to Alissa York’s Mercy to Gallimard.Marilyn Biderman, director of subsidiary rights and… Read More »

Papa was a rodeo

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese has just signed a deal with Doubleday Canada publisher Maya Mavjee for his latest novel, Dream… Read More »

Foreign front: May 4, 2005

Anna Cundari, acting rights director at Groundwood Books, has sold Ange Zhang’s Red Land, Yellow River to Omega Publishing in… Read More »

One story two ways

Toronto Star columnist Patrick Conlon has sold North American rights to two new non-fiction titles to Raincoast Books editorial director… Read More »

We are the world?

Agent Rick Broadhead has inked a deal with U.S. publisher Palgrave/St. Martin’s Press for North American rights to a new… Read More »