Quill and Quire

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 »

Foreign front: Nov. 17, 2004

Agent Ed Knappman, of New England Publishing Associates, has sold U.K. rights to Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow’s The Story… Read More »

Zero to hero

Susan Renouf, vice-president and associate non-fiction publisher at McClelland & Stewart, has signed a deal with Sand Dance author Bruce… Read More »

Death in the snow

Random House Canada publisher Anne Collins has signed a deal for a new book about the suspicious 1990 death of… Read More »

El Camino

Thomas Allen Publishers executive editor Patricia Kennedy has picked up Canadian rights to This is Camino by Robert Ward. The… Read More »