Gillian Turnbull has been named the inaugural director of writing and publishing at the University of King’s College in Halifax.
We, the Others: Allophones, Immigrants and Belonging in Canada (Linda Leith Publishing) chronicles Drimonis’s own family history and delves into the discrimination faced by Italians, Jews, Cambodians, Vietnamese, Sudanese and Syrians in the province.
Dennys will be moving into the new role of publisher emerita.
Children’s author and storyteller Aubrey Davis, who published four award-winning picture books with Kids Can Press, is being remembered as an exuberant and captivating storyteller.
Undi will take over from current poet laureate Duncan Mercredi and serve as the city’s poet laureate for 2023 and 2024.
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.