Jonny is the embodiment of the type of world I want to see: one that has no qualms with 2SQness; one that has elders, mothers, grandmothers, aunties, and kin that are able to push beyond their westernized understandings of binaries; and one where Indigenous femmes, women, and 2SQ (including bisexual) are centred.
Penguin Canada publishing director Diane Turbide has acquired Canadian English rights to Don’t Call It a Cult, an account of the secretive NXIVM organization and its recently arrested founder Keith Raniere.
Robyn Harding’s Her Pretty Face takes the top spot.
June 27, 2018 at 07:15pm | Filed under: Libraries
June 27, 2018 at 04:40pm | Filed under: Deals
June 25, 2018 at 05:05pm | Filed under: Deals
After 13 years, cross-Canada coverage is reinstated for Public Lending Right’s library sampling program.
June 25, 2018 at 04:12pm | Filed under: Libraries
King W. Books, a new bookstore focused on art, design, and local titles, will open in Hamilton, Ontario this September.
June 25, 2018 at 03:38pm | Filed under: Bookselling
June 25, 2018 at 03:12pm | Filed under: Address changes
The Trillium Awards were handed out at a ceremony in Toronto on June 21.
June 22, 2018 at 12:15pm
Ullstein Verlag has acquired German rights to David Chariandy’s essay I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You and Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize–winning novel Brother.… Read More »
Dutton executive editor Maya Ziv has acquired U.S. rights to Toronto-area novelist and journalist Karma Brown’s Recipe for a Perfect… Read More »
Quebec-based licensing collective Copibec has come to an out-of-court agreement with Laval University over its long-standing class action copyright infringement suit.
June 21, 2018 at 04:33pm | Filed under: Industry News
In the past, queer fiction was so niche that our most beloved authors were largely unknown to straight readers. The tide is changing.
St. John’s–based Breakwater Books has cemented its place in Newfoundland and Labrador’s literary community not only by supporting local writers… Read More »
June 21, 2018 at 03:07pm
The latest news and awards from and for Canadian children’s publishers.
Omar El Akkad, Maria Qamar, and Sheena Kamal were named the winners of the third annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prizes.
Kingston, Ontario–based writer Diane Schoemperlen has been awarded the $50,000 Canada Council for the Arts’ Molson Prize.
June 21, 2018 at 10:43am | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes