Quill and Quire

Foreign front: June 1, 2005

Random House Canada rights manager Ron Eckel has sold French Canadian rights to Michel Basilières’s Black Bird to XYZ Éditeur.… Read More »

Reel deals: June 1, 2005

Deborah Wood of Westwood Creative artists has sold film and television rights to Michelle Berry’s What We All Want to… Read More »

Foreign front: May 26, 2005

Jesse Finkelstein, rights and contract manager at Raincoast Books, has sold French-language rights to Jan Lars Jensen’s Nervous System: Or,… Read More »

Reel deals: May 26, 2005

Ashton Westwood of Westwood Creative Artists has sold documentary rights to Christopher Dewdney’s Acquainted with the Night to the Toronto-based… Read More »

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 »