February 28, 2019 at 05:05pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
February 28, 2019 at 04:47pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
Canadian thriller author Andrew Pyper gives some advice on finding a publisher.
February 28, 2019 at 04:45pm | Filed under: Opinion
The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named its Berton House Writers’ Retreat residents for the coming year.
February 28, 2019 at 04:42pm | Filed under: Awards
A U.S.–based charitable foundation has been named the new sponsor of the prestigious £50,000 Man Booker Prize.
February 28, 2019 at 04:35pm | Filed under: Awards
Jael Richardson and the Festival of Literary Diversity are the 2019 recipients of the Freedom to Read Award.
The Lionel Gelber Prize for foreign-affairs writing has gone to Columbia University history professor Adam Tooze for his book Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World.
Tanya Boteju’s debut YA novel Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens is inspired by her own experience, including time spent as a drag king.
Ben Philippe was inspired by his own experience as a Black Québécois teen in Texas for The Field Guide to the North American Teenager.
Aviaq Johnston talks about bringing authentic culture to her Inuit YA series.
Bruce Walsh, founding director of the University of Regina Press, has parted ways with the publisher.
February 25, 2019 at 04:35pm | Filed under: Industry News
Illustrator Byron Eggenschwiler on working with heavyweight kids author Kyo Maclear – and Quill & Quire’s March cover.
A new generation of illustrators take inspiration from Robert Munsch’s legendary collaborator Michael Martchenko.
Seasoned screenwriter and producer Jennica Harper (Cardinal, Motive) will join author Cherie Dimaline in the anticipated television adaptation of YA blockbuster The Marrow Thieves.
Itah Sadu, co-owner of Toronto’s A Different Booklist for 20 years, reflects on what the bookstore has meant to its community.
February 21, 2019 at 04:57pm | Filed under: Bookselling
Julie Morstad has won the $1,000 Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award for illustrating the picture book Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli.
After a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Allan MacDougall, the co-founder and former CEO of Raincoast Books, passed away on Feb. 19 at the age of 71.