Three Canadians have been named to the Literary Programming Committee for the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair.
The 2014 graphic novel This One Summer by the Canadian team of Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki has been listed as one of the Most Challenged Books by the American Library Association for the second time.
April 9, 2019 at 04:31pm | Filed under: Industry News
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the University of Alberta Press, but director and publisher Douglas Hildebrand isn’t looking to the past.
April 9, 2019 at 02:50pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
The shortlists for the Griffin Poetry Prize Awards have been announced.
Like Najwa Zebian’s first two poetry collections, Sparks of Phoenix is a highly personal book. The collection is divided into six parts, each of which recounts Zebian’s journey in healing from abuse, building resilience and strength.
April 8, 2019 at 05:28pm | Filed under: People
CS Richardson, former vice-president and creative director at Random House Canada, has added a few more honours to his name, taking home three 2018 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada.
April 8, 2019 at 04:07pm | Filed under: Awards
Miriam Toews’s eighth book Women Talking has been optioned by Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B for a film adaptation starring two-time Oscar-winner Frances McDormand.
Tracking websites that allow the illegal downloading of pirated ebooks is a bit like playing Whac-a-Mole. For every site that… Read More »
April 4, 2019 at 05:39pm
The middle-grade and YA writer Sarah Mlynowski on writing a real-world version of The Legends of Greemulax, the fantasy novel that changes everything on the sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
The five public-policy books on the shortlist for the Donner Prize have been announced.
Library and Archives Canada launched the LAC Foundation on April 2 by announcing the five recipients of the inaugural LAC Scholars Award.