Quill and Quire

Foreign front

Sally Harding, of Seventh Avenue Literary Agency, has sold U.S. rights to two upcoming books – After the Rice and… Read More »

Penned in the pen

Knopf Canada publisher Diane Martin has commissioned author Stephen Reid (Jackrabbit Parole) to write a memoir about his life in… Read More »

Foreign front

Westwood Creative Artists foreign rights director Nicole Winstanley and agent Bruce Westwood have completed three deals: one with Piatkus Books… Read More »

Ugandan Pen Pal

Random House Canada editor Anne Collins has struck a deal with writer Kathy Cook for a full-length version of an… Read More »

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 »