Patrick Lane, who died on March 7 at the age of 79, was “one of the permanent figures of Canadian poetry.”
March 11, 2019 at 04:56pm | Filed under: People
Two Canadian publishers, Scholastic Canada and Comme des géants, have been nominated for the 2019 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year (North America).
Richard Van Camp and Julie Flett’s board book is about welcoming a new baby into the world.
The HCA Award is the highest international recognition given to authors and illustrators whose entire body of work has made a significant contribution to children’s literature
Toronto author Kai Cheng Thom’s genre-breaking debut novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir, has been named the next title for actor Emma Watson’s Shared Shelf feminist bookclub.
March 7, 2019 at 05:33pm | Filed under: Bookselling
March 7, 2019 at 02:53pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
Ten Canadian authors have been announced as finalists for the 31st Lambda Literary Awards.
Indie kids’ bookstores across Canada have something special in store for March break.
March 6, 2019 at 05:07pm | Filed under: Bookselling
Canada’s slogan and logo for the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, where Canada will be celebrated as guest of honour, was revealed at a presentation at Ben McNally Books in Toronto on March 6.
March 6, 2019 at 05:00pm | Filed under: Industry News
A.F. Moritz has been named Toronto’s sixth poet laureate.
March 6, 2019 at 03:52pm | Filed under: People
Daniel Marshall has won the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for outstanding scholarly book on British Columbia for Claiming the Land: British… Read More »
March 5, 2019 at 05:16pm | Filed under: Awards
March 5, 2019 at 04:48pm | Filed under: Deals
On March 4, Kate Harris was named winner of the RBC Taylor Prize for her travel memoir Lands of Lost… Read More »
March 5, 2019 at 12:04pm | Filed under: Awards
In less than a week, Edmonton authors Jason Purcell and Matthew Stepanic have fundraised more than $13,500 toward opening Glass Bookshop, a bookstore, wine bar, and community space dedicated to promoting diverse voices.
March 4, 2019 at 05:28pm | Filed under: Bookselling
Canadian publishers and agents will present a wide variety of titles when trading opens at the London Book Fair March 12.
Kate Harris has won the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize for her debut book, Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Roads (Knopf Canada).
March 4, 2019 at 04:54pm | Filed under: Awards
March 1, 2019 at 02:39pm | Filed under: Deals