Coach House Books editorial director Alana Wilcox has been recognized for her contribution to Canadian publishing.
The writers question the existing framework, star system, privilege, and hierarchies in CanLit, speak to their own experiences, insist on accountability, and champion change.
October 22, 2018 at 05:01pm | Filed under: Industry News
GAYBCs: A Queer Alphabet explores the notoriously thorny subject of queer identity, delivering what is often missing from the subject: humour. Published by Greystone Books, the picture book is a play on the constantly evolving language used to define queer identity.
October 22, 2018 at 04:55pm | Filed under: Opinion
Arsenal Pulp Press publisher Brian Lam has been presented the Ivy Award for his contributions to Canadian publishing.
Pre-orders were so strong that Kids Can Press and Canadian Geographic were already discussing reprints ahead of its publication date.
David Helwig, who died on Oct. 16 at 80 after a life marked by multiple debilitating health issues, was one of the most prolific and certainly one of the most versatile Canadian literary figures of the past 50 years.
October 17, 2018 at 01:01pm | Filed under: People
The winners of the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature have been announced.
October 16, 2018 at 04:40pm | Filed under: Deals
Trans-activist and educator j wallace skelton laments the dearth of middle-grade literature about gender diversity and recommends the best books that are currently available
October 15, 2018 at 04:17pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
For her new middle-grade novel, author Jenny Manzer put herself “in the cleats” of 10-year-old Casper ‘Caz’ Caldman – a star house-league pitcher who once lived as a girl but now lives a boy.
October 15, 2018 at 04:15pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
Toronto’s famously cool Type Books has opened its third location.
October 15, 2018 at 03:36pm | Filed under: Bookselling
October 15, 2018 at 12:53pm
David Demchuk and Cherie Dimaline are among the winners of The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.
Toronto International Festival of Authors has added a few fresh ideas for its 39th year.
October 12, 2018 at 04:03pm | Filed under: Industry News
Hollywood star Whoopi Goldberg takes on the role of “Narrator” in Nelvana’s upcoming short-film version of Ashley Spire’s bestselling picture book.
October 12, 2018 at 12:18pm | Filed under: Children's publishing