Quill and Quire

Harvey’s Combo

Newfoundland author Kenneth J. Harvey (The Town That Forgot How to Breathe) has sold rights to two new novels to… Read More »

Reel Deals

Ghost Rider, the autobiography of Rush drummer Neil Peart, has been optioned by U.S. company Scabeba Entertainment, in a deal… Read More »

Postcard from Bombay

Anosh Irani, author of The Cripple and His Talismans, has signed a pre-emptive deal with Lynn Henry at Raincoast Books… Read More »

Camera man

Governor-General’s Award winning historian Maria Tippett is penning a biography of renowned Armenian/Canadian portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002). Karsh photographed… Read More »

Foreign front

Susan Shipton, sales and rights manager at Annick Press, has sold Dutch rights to Bill Richardson’s After Hamelin to Clavis… Read More »

Karaoke philosopher

Marc Côté of Cormorant Books has bought Canadian rights and world French-language rights to Gently Down the Stream, the latest… Read More »

L’histoire de français

Knopf Canada editor Michael Schellenberg has signed a deal for a new book from Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow, authors… Read More »

Street-fighting man

Calgary’s Craig Davidson, a newcomer to the Canadian literary world, has signed a deal with Penguin Canada publisher David Davidar… Read More »