The Writers’ Trust of Canada has found a new executive director. David Leonard assumes the role on December 4.
The press is looking for a new publisher who will build on Fraser’s work.
In 1973, he founded the St. John’s-based publisher with a group of friends to publish the stories of Newfoundland and Labrador.
There was never any question for Sharon Fitzhenry about what she wanted to be when she grew up. She always knew she wanted to be a publisher.
Levy has been with the organization for more than 20 years.
Former colleagues remember him as a “a lovely and kind man,” who “could read people by reading only a few paragraphs of their work.”
Brand says the search for works that fit Alchemy is “to run with constant curiosity,” at times even looking beyond writing and across artistic media, to find creators who are “doing some brilliant thinking through really radical visions.”
Kinew will be the first First Nations provincial premier in Canada.
Just over a week after Indigo Books & Music announced that CEO Peter Ruis was stepping down from his role, the company announced that founder and former longtime CEO Heather Reisman would be returning to the top post.
Fitzhenry died on August 26, 2023.