Dundurn Press has announced two new hires. Saba Eitizaz joins as publicity manager. Eitizaz has previously worked as a multimedia journalist and an… Read More »
Esi Edugyan will executive produce a limited TV series based on her Giller Prize-winning novel Washington Black (Patrick Crean Editions) for 20th Century Fox’s Twentieth Television.
An online campaign reveals the tensions between Canadian libraries and multinational publishers over digital pricing and audiobook availability.
The West Coast Book Prize Society has announced the finalists in seven categories for the annual BC Book Prizes.
According to a new diversity study, the industry has a long way to go before reaching any level of balanced representation.
March 21, 2019 at 12:11pm | Filed under: Industry News
New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh’s memoir, Love & Courage: My Story of Family, Resilience, and Overcoming the Unexpected, is… Read More »
March 20, 2019 at 03:47pm | Filed under: Deals
Vivek Shraya’s graphic novel Death Threat tops the librarians’ most-anticipated list.
March 20, 2019 at 12:54pm | Filed under: Libraries
March 20, 2019 at 12:14pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
Jon Klassen and The Fan Brothers will vie for one of the most prestigious children’s book awards.
March 20, 2019 at 12:04pm | Filed under: Awards
When Natalie Jenner’s husband was diagnosed with a serious hereditary disease, she closed her fledgling bookstore. Turning to her favourite Jane Austen novels for solace inspired her debut novel, The Jane Austen Society.
Accessible reading has made giant strides in the past 10 years, yet most Canadian publishers aren’t keeping up.
March 18, 2019 at 05:29pm | Filed under: Industry News
Toronto poet Gwen Benaway’s 2018 collection Holy Wild (Book*hug) has been named a finalist in the Trans and Gender-Variant Literature category at the Triangle Awards.
Books by three Canadian authors – Peter Edwards, Anne T. Donahue, and Michael Arntfield – have been optioned by production company New Metric Media.
Novelist Joan Clark on having her first film adaptation An Audience of Chairs.
Vancouver author David Chariandy has been named a Windham-Campbell Prize winner for his body of work.
March 13, 2019 at 05:24pm | Filed under: Awards
Toronto author Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha has been named a finalist for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction at the Triangle Awards for her essay collection Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice.