Quill and Quire

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 »

Goy soldier

McClelland & Stewart president and publisher Doug Pepper and senior editor Chris Bucci have signed a deal with lawyer and… Read More »

Water, water, everywhere?

Raincoast Books publisher Michelle Benjamin has signed a deal with former Maclean’s editor Chris Wood for world rights to Troubled… Read More »

The war at home

Key Porter Books managing editor Jonathan Schmidt has picked up Canadian rights to The Orange Trees of Baghdad: In Search… Read More »

Family reunion

McClelland & Stewart senior editor Chris Bucci has acquired Canadian rights to a new non-fiction work by Bryan Prince about… Read More »