Quill and Quire

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 »

Foreign front: Nov. 24, 2004

Agent Denise Bukowski has sold U.S. rights to Kristen den Hartog’s Origin of Haloes to MacAdam/Cage.Marilyn Biderman, director of rights… Read More »

Raise high the roof beam

Timothy Taylor, author of the 2001 Giller Prize-shortlisted Stanley Park, has signed with Knopf Canada publisher Diane Martin for his… Read More »

Buccaneer health care

Laurel Boone, editorial director of Goose Lane Editions, has acquired rights to Rachael Preston’s second novel The Wind Seller. Set… Read More »

Safe at home

Iris Tupholme, vice president and publisher of HarperCollins Canada, has signed former police officer Samantha Wilson to write a new… Read More »