Quill and Quire

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 »

One story two ways

Toronto Star columnist Patrick Conlon has sold North American rights to two new non-fiction titles to Raincoast Books editorial director… Read More »

We are the world?

Agent Rick Broadhead has inked a deal with U.S. publisher Palgrave/St. Martin’s Press for North American rights to a new… Read More »

Game over

Doubleday Canada assistant editor Nicholas Massey-Garrison has purchased Canadian rights to an untitled work of non-fiction by frequent Globe &… Read More »

Foreign Front: April 27, 2005

Agent Sam Hiyate, of the Rights Factory, has sold Russian rights to Tamara Faith Berger’s The Way of the Whore… Read More »

Foreign front: Apr. 20, 2005

Suzanne Brandreth, director of subsidiary rights at The Cooke Agency, has sold Turkish rights to Carolyn Abraham’s Possessing Genius: The… Read More »

Reading and writing

HarperCollins Canada senior editor Jim Gifford has commissioned a new memoir from mystery author Howard Engel, tentatively titled The Man… Read More »