Knopf Random Canada Group publisher Anne Collins has acquired Canadian English rights to Amanda Leduc’s new novel The Centaur’s Wife.
Penguin has acquired U.S. English rights to Jen Agg’s memoir I Hear She’s a Real Bitch, about the Toronto restaurateur’s rise in an industry dominated by ‘bro’ culture and sexism.
HarperCollins editorial director of non-fiction Jim Gifford has acquired world rights to a memoir by Canadian Mental Health Association director Mark Henick.
Figure 1 Publishing has acquired Complete Plate, a cookbook for weight loss and weight maintenance by Calgary food blogger Lauren Klukas.
Canadian presses and literary agents reflect on the 2017 Bologna Children’s Book Fair earlier this month.
Dundurn has acquired a non-fiction book of colourized photos and essays about Canada’s experience in the First World War.
Dundurn has acquired rights to Toronto broadcaster John Gallagher’s Big League Babble On.
Dundurn has acquired world rights to entertainment lawyer and former Degrassi executive producer Stephen Stohn’s memoir, Whatever It Takes.
ECW Press executive editor Michael Holmes has acquired world rights to Rob Simpson’s No Heavy Lifting.
Greystone Books has acquired Buffy Sainte-Marie: An Authorized Biography by Vancouver cultural journalist Andrea Warner.
Toronto’s The Cooke Agency is taking on a significant role as representation for Robert Munsch’s classic picture book Love You Forever.
Dundurn editorial director Carrie Gleason has acquired world rights to Toronto author Kim Moritsugu’s novel The Showrunner.
Patrice Leung at Golden Orchid Productions has acquired film rights for Jen Sookfong Lee’s 2016 novel The Conjoined (ECW Press).
German rights to Marissa Stapley’s novel Things to do When It’s Raining have sold as part of a six-figure, three-book deal at auction.
HarperCollins editorial director of non-fiction Jim Gifford has acquired rights to Killer: My Life in Hockey by former Toronto Maple Leaf Doug Gilmour, co-written with sports journalist Dan Robson.
Figure 1 Publishing is partnering with the National Gallery of Canada to produce James W. Morrice: The A.K. Prakash Collection in Trust to the Nation.
Dundurn Press director of sales and marketing Margaret Bryant has acquired world rights to Calgary journalist Raffy Boudjikanian’s Journey through Genocide.
Diana Beresford-Kroeger has found success as one of the most well-informed scientific voices in Canada.
Knopf Random Canada Group publisher Anne Collins has acquired world rights to a new memoir by Canadian singer and songwriter Jann Arden.
Laksa Media has acquired world rights to The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound.
McClelland & Stewart publisher Jared Bland has acquired Canadian rights to New Zealand-Canadian Booker Prize—winning author Eleanor Catton’s third novel
Knopf Canada publishing director Lynn Henry has acquired new books by accoladed authors Miriam Toews and Rawi Hage, while Penguin Teen Canada will publish two new YA novels by Jo Treggiari.
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Random House has acquired poet Ian Williams’s debut novel, while House of Anansi will publish Katherena Vermette’s second book of poetry.
Foreign-rights deals for titles by Alice Kuipers, Roz Nay, Glenn Dixon, Alexandre Trudeau, Jay Ingram, and Marc Lewis.