October 18, 2017 at 04:01pm | Filed under: Deals
Invisible Publishing has announced that Bryan Jay Ibeas has joined its team in an editing and acquisitions role. He will… Read More »
October 17, 2017 at 04:09pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
While Melanie Florence has written multiple works of fiction and non-fiction for children, the picture book genre is still new to her. It’s also where she’s having the greatest success.
October 16, 2017 at 04:07pm | Filed under: Deals
When Andrew Wooldridge, publisher at Orca Book Publishers, heard Marie Wilson, a commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, speak at the annual general meeting for the Association of Canadian Publishers last year, an idea took root.
October 13, 2017 at 11:00am | Filed under: Children's publishing
Six women and two-spirit authors have pulled out of a forthcoming anthology from the University of Regina Press for including work by Cree-Scottish poet and painter Neal McLeod, who, in 2014, plead guilty to domestic assault.
October 12, 2017 at 10:51pm
When people think about Canadian literature, dime-store pulp is not the first genre that comes to mind.
October 12, 2017 at 04:31pm | Filed under: Industry News
Canadian women crime and mystery writers Ausma Zehanat Khan, Janet Kellough, Anne Emery, R.M. Greenaway, Alice Walsh, and Maureen Jennings.
Authors for Indies, the three-year-old event that brought writers into local bookshops to handsell titles for a day, is going to look a lot different next year.
October 12, 2017 at 03:25pm
The Cooke Agency and the McDermid Agency kicked off their first night at the Frankfurt Book Fair with a party celebrating their amalgamation.
October 12, 2017 at 03:22pm
Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program and the Canadian Urban Libraries Council.
October 12, 2017 at 02:59pm | Filed under: Libraries
October 12, 2017 at 02:57pm | Filed under: Deals
On the weekend of Oct. 11, downtown Toronto will be crawling with murder-minded visitors. But there’ll be no need to hide indoors: it’s simply time for Bouchercon, the annual world mystery convention.
October 12, 2017 at 10:53am | Filed under: Industry News
October 11, 2017 at 01:21pm | Filed under: Deals
Montreal graphica publisher Drawn & Quarterly opened its first designated children’s bookstore at the beginning of October, in honour of the tenth anniversary of its first store, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly.
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.
October 11, 2017 at 12:28pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
Anyone who has ever wondered about the historical origins of the word “eh,” or why Canadians call a couch a “chesterfield,” will want to explore the new edition of a forgotten volume of Canadiana.
October 10, 2017 at 05:22pm | Filed under: Industry News
You don’t need to be a sleuth to see that the female takeover of crime fiction is almost complete.
Toronto entertainment production Entertainment One has partnered with Toronto-based online story-telling community Wattpad to adapt fan-fiction from the platform into feature film, TV, and virtual reality.
October 5, 2017 at 04:14pm | Filed under: Industry News
Winnipeg-based Great Plains Publications is catering to a new demographic of readers (as well as honouring its lost office dog) with Yellow Dog, an imprint dedicated to middle-grade fiction.
October 5, 2017 at 03:05pm | Filed under: Industry News