September 11, 2017 at 05:31pm | Filed under: Deals
Children’s author Deborah Ellis attended the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of The Breadwinner, an animated film adaptation of her bestselling, award-winning middle grade novel.
September 11, 2017 at 02:48pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
When Douglas & McIntyre – once one of Canada’s largest independent book publishers – filed for bankruptcy in fall 2012, the news sent reverberations throughout the industry.
Paul Vermeersch, publisher of Buckrider Books, an imprint of Hamilton, Ontario, literary press Wolsak & Wynn, has announced the formation of an editorial advisory board to assist in finding new titles and provide hands-on editorial work once books are signed.
September 11, 2017 at 11:30am | Filed under: Industry News
September 7, 2017 at 04:57pm | Filed under: Deals
Hornblower Group has announced that, effective immediately, it is representing WAFF World Gifts Inc.
September 7, 2017 at 04:50pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
Ayub Nuri on his childhood and his new book, Being Kurdish in a Hostile World.
Toronto’s Humber College last month hosted its first Indigenous Editors Circle, a program launched in Saskatchewan in 2014 (as the Aboriginal Editors Circle) to help support Indigenous literature and educate the country’s publishers and editors on best practices when handling manuscripts by Indigenous authors.
September 7, 2017 at 02:33pm | Filed under: Industry News
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.
September 7, 2017 at 12:00pm | Filed under: Address changes
Rakuten Kobo is going head-to-head against Amazon’s Audible in the popular audiobook-subscription market with the latest upgrade to its e-reading app for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
September 7, 2017 at 11:57am
September 6, 2017 at 04:16pm | Filed under: Deals
September 5, 2017 at 05:39pm | Filed under: Deals
Storyteller and children’s author Jan Andrews died on Sept. 2, at the age of 75, after falling down a flight of stairs at a friend’s home earlier in the week.
September 5, 2017 at 03:07pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
Orca Book Publishers editor Tanya Trafford and publisher Andrew Wooldridge have acquired world rights to Underhand author M.J. McIsaac’s YA sports mystery Boil Line.
August 30, 2017 at 05:07pm | Filed under: Deals
Metatron’s book covers could all be Instagram memes or art show posters.
August 30, 2017 at 02:13pm | Filed under: Industry News
Luc Bossé was an art director in Montreal’s advertising industry before founding Pow Pow Press in 2010.
August 30, 2017 at 02:10pm | Filed under: Industry News
To be honest, I’m a really optimistic kind of guy,” says Antoine Tanguay, president of Éditions Alto, a small literary press based in Quebec City.
August 30, 2017 at 02:07pm | Filed under: Industry News
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly hasn’t been around quite as long as Montreal’s famed Schwartz’s deli – 10 years to Schwartz’s 89 – but the bookstore has nonetheless earned its spot as a city institution
BookThug is celebrating the launch of three new titles under an innovative literary music imprint that pairs authors with musicians for limited-edition 7-inch vinyl records.
August 28, 2017 at 04:34pm | Filed under: Industry News
The University of Alberta Press has announced the appointment of Douglas Hildebrand as its new director and publisher, effective Oct. 10.
August 28, 2017 at 04:33pm | Filed under: Personnel changes