Quill and Quire

Man about town

Globe & Mail columnist David Macfarlane has signed a deal with Penguin Group Canada editor Susan Folkins for a new… Read More »

Lonely planet

Goose Lane Editions editorial director Laurel Boone has purchased Canadian rights to a new book by Laura Marie Paquet on… Read More »

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 »