Trust is a key part of the early reading process.
Opinion: We need a bestseller list of titles from Canadian-owned presses, not just Canadian authors
As a publisher, I will never be able to compete on a level playing field with multinationals, but I would like to know how good of a job my press is doing getting the word out about our titles as compared to similar presses, Wolsak & Wynn’s Noelle Allen writes.
Agony Editor: Avert your gaze
Before visiting a site like Goodreads, take a few minutes and ask yourself if it’s worth it.
To provide my little one a global imagination, I adapted stories from my childhood
Consuming the stories of the Panchatantra as a child allowed me to understand the socio-cultural ecosystem I was growing up in.
Opinion: Federal copyright repair is an immediate need
At the end of July 2021, with extraordinary speed and marked by controversy, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled on two appeals in the long-standing York University v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) case. The ruling was a disaster for Canada’s books sector, writes The Writers’ Union of Canada executive director John Degen.
Q&Q’s art director examines this year’s trends in cover design
Agony Editor: Don’t automatically dismiss writers as vampires of interpersonal interaction
Agony Editor: Don’t let a forgotten moniker catch you off guard at a book party
Opinion: The demise of #OwnVoices
Sarah Raughley on how the hashtag that was intended to open up opportunity for marginalized authors became limiting.