Canadian Manda Group has brought on Peter Hill-Field, its director of sales and marketing, as a new partner.
The Word on the Street Toronto has announced that festival director Heather Kanabe is stepping down.
Vancouver’s Arsenal Pulp Press has announced that longtime editor Susan Safyan will be stepping down from her role with the company on Jan. 31, 2018.
The University of Alberta Press has announced the appointment of Douglas Hildebrand as its new director and publisher, effective Oct. 10.
Freehand Books has announced that effective Sept. 1, Naomi K. Lewis will serve as acting submissions coordinator, filling in for Deborah Willis.
Penguin Random House Canada imprint McClelland & Stewart has announced that poet, novelist, and essayist Dionne Brand has been hired in the newly created position of poetry editor.
Leslie Hurtig will replace Hal Wake as the new artistic director at the Vancouver Writers Festival.
The Hornblower Group has announced the hire of Louis-Marc Simard as account manager.