Quill and Quire

Deals

Rhapsody on blue (whales)

Publisher Patrick Crean of Thomas Allen Publishers has purchased rights to a new work of narrative non-fiction by Dan Bortolotti… Read More »

He go, Yugo

Raincoast Books associate publisher Lynn Henry has taken on a new novel by playwright and Globe and Mail reviewer Jim… Read More »

Foreign front: Oct. 27, 2004

Jesse Finkelstein, rights manager at Raincoast Books, has sold German rights to Kenneth J. Harvey’s The Town That Forgot How… Read More »

Keeper of the flame

Cormorant Books publisher Marc Côté has acquired Canadian and world French-language rights to the latest novel by Nova Scotia-based author… Read More »

Gifted Misfit

Turnstone Press fiction editor Wayne Tefs has acquired rights to Vancouver author Margaret Gunning’s second novel. Nola Mardling is about… Read More »

Orphan Girl

Penguin Group Canada senior editor Barbara Berson has acquired world rights to Hiromi Goto’s new YA work, Half Light. The… Read More »

The Emigrants

Penguin Group Canada senior editor Barbara Berson has acquired Canadian rights to a novel by Toronto-based author Anar Ali. False… Read More »

Foreign front: October 7, 2004

Anna Cundari, acting rights director at Groundwood Books, has made a couple of deals: Spanish rights to Stories From the… Read More »

Spies like us

Alex Schultz, senior editor at McClelland & Stewart, has purchased world rights to Amy Knight’s How The Cold War Began:… Read More »

Canadians, The

Barbara Berson, senior editor at Penguin Canada, has bought rights to Globe and Mail columnist Roy MacGregor’s The Canadians. To… Read More »

Showtime

House of Anansi publisher Martha Sharpe has purchased rights to two new titles: first-time Montreal-based author Rawi Hage’s DeNiro’s Game,… Read More »

Garageland

Agent Samantha Haywood of the Transatlantic Literary Agency has sold Quebec author Pan Bouyoucas’s first English-language novel to Marc Coté… Read More »

By the book

Edeet Ravel has sold her first children’s book to Penguin Canada editor Barbara Berson. Pauline de Lammermoor is about a… Read More »

Secrets of the fest

Kim McArthur of McArthur & Company has signed a deal with William Marshall, one of the co-founders of the Toronto… Read More »

1812 Overture

Michael Schellenberg, senior editor of Knopf Canada, has purchased world English and French Canadian rights to military historian Mark Zuehlke’s… Read More »

Foreign front, Sept. 17, 2004

Raincoast rights and contracts manager Jesse Finkelstein has sold U.S. rights to Kenneth J. Harvey’s The Town That Forgot How… Read More »

Are you experienced?

McClelland & Stewart senior editor of non-fiction Chris Bucci has signed Max Lenderman‘s The XM Manifesto: Experience Is the Message.… Read More »

Love, long-distance

Knopf Canada associate editor Kendall Anderson has signed a deal for Canadian rights to Martha Baillie’s third novel, About Gustave.… Read More »

Woo, baby

Agent Jackie Joiner of the Bukowski Agency has sold Canadian rights to Cathryn Tobin’s Woo Your Newborn to Sleep to… Read More »

Grave new world

Journalist Dominic Patten has signed a deal with McClelland & Stewart senior editor of non-fiction Chris Bucci for 1972: The… Read More »

Reel deal

Raincoast rights and contracts manager Jesse Finkelstein has optioned film rights to Karen X. Tulchinsky’s The Five Books of Moses… Read More »