The jury for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-fiction has been announced.
Freehand Books managing editor Kelsey Attard has acquired Canadian rights to Winnipeg-based writer Lauren Carter’s novel This Has Nothing To… Read More »
August 16, 2018 at 04:22pm
David Alexander, who was announced as Word on the Street’s new festival director in February, sees plenty of room to grow the country’s biggest print party.
August 16, 2018 at 04:20pm | Filed under: Industry News
Nine young-adult submissions have been received for this year’s 2018 CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature.
The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced its shortlists for the Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards.
The 2010 picture book from B.C. publisher McKellar & Martin gets the Disney treatment
August 16, 2018 at 09:00am | Filed under: Children's publishing
The 28th annual Word on the Street Toronto book and magazine festival will expand to a weekend-long event for the first time this year, with an additional day of programming on Saturday, Sept. 22, branded WOTS Plus+.
August 15, 2018 at 05:08pm | Filed under: Industry News
Penguin Random House Canada has hired Katie Saunoris in the newly created position of director, communications.
In October 2017, Wanda Nanibush was named the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first Indigenous curator for its new Department of… Read More »
August 13, 2018 at 03:13pm | Filed under: People
When author Richard Wagamese died in March 2017 at age 61, he was at work on a novel that would continue the story of Franklin Starlight, the protagonist of his 2014 novel Medicine Walk.
In honour of its 25th anniversary this October, the bestselling Eyewitness Travel series is getting its first full redesign in the series’ history.
August 13, 2018 at 11:30am | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
For eight years, Iain Higgins, a professor in the University of Victoria’s English department, sat on the board for the prestigious literary journal The Malahat Review, where he also served as associate editor.
August 9, 2018 at 05:12pm | Filed under: Industry News
In an historic first, the Toronto Book Award’s shortlist is comprised entirely of people of colour for the first time in the prize’s 44-year history.
August 8, 2018 at 05:08pm | Filed under: Deals
Indigo Books & Music is reporting a decrease in sales for its first 2018 fiscal quarter, dropping to $205.4 million, down $1 million from the first quarter of 2017.
August 8, 2018 at 03:47pm | Filed under: Bookselling
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.
August 7, 2018 at 05:02pm | Filed under: Libraries
B.C. writer Greg Brown has two stories on this year’s Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize longlist.