He will oversee a yet-to-be-named children’s imprint dedicated to publishing Indigenous writers and illustrators.
The program, which offers a published Canadian children’s book illustrator a month-long residency at a public library, will be take place Toronto Public Library’s North York Central Library for the month of October.
After five months at the helm of one Canada’s most storied independent publishers, Nash has settled in and is beginning to articulate Anansi’s vision for the future.
Mélanie Valcin, a Frontier College employee who has been with the nonprofit for nearly 20 years, will take over as president and CEO in September.
Last month, Canadian cartoonist Seth was inducted as a chevalier in the French Republic’s Ordre des arts et des lettres.
A joint event put on by the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) and the Festival of the Peripheries (FLUP) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is commemorated in an anthology published by Kegedonce Press.