McClelland & Stewart senior editor Anita Chong has acquired Canadian English-language rights to a new novel by 2016 Canada Reads finalist Saleema Nawaz.
Five Rivers Publishing editor Sara Firmani has acquired Peterborough, Ontario, author Tanah Haney’ science-fiction novel, Fractal Theory.
Harlequin editor Michelle Meade has acquired world rights to a domestic suspense novel by Oakville, Ontario, author Hannah McKinnon.
Simon & Schuster Canada vice-president and editorial director Nita Pronovost and editor Brendan May have acquired a memoir by Tima Kurdi.
Chicago independent press Sourcebooks has acquired world English-language rights to Winnipeg writer Isabelle Ronin’s Chasing Red, which was Wattpad’s most-read story of 2016 with more than 126 million views.
Pyr Books has acquired a futuristic cop drama by K.R. Richardson.
After revisiting Timothy Findley’s breakout novel, 1977’s The Wars, for one of her books, Vancouver scholar Sherrill Grace discovered there wasn’t enough information on the Canadian novel (or its author) to satisfy her curiosity.
New deals for Mariko Tamaki and Kristine Scarrow.
Candlewick Press will publish a new picture book by Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett called The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse.
Kids Can Press will publish the life story of the late Toronto teen Carley Allison.
Today’s daily deals.
ECW Press senior editors Crissy Calhoun and Jen Knoch have acquired a personal essay collection by Toronto writer and comedian Anne T. Donahue.
A series of historic photos of indigenous life that Saskatchewan author and journalist Paul Seesequasis has been curating on his social media feeds will be published in book form by Penguin Random House Canada.
Today’s book deals.
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Coach House Books editorial director Alana Wilcox has acquired world rights to a new novel by Giller-nominated author Martha Baillie.
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Appetite will publish a Christmas cookbook by Anna Olson.
Nimbus Press has acquired Canadian English-language rights to The Honey Farm, by Harriet Alida Lye.
ECW Press creative director Crissy Calhoun has acquired a new novel by Halifax writer and A Softer Word webcomic co-creator Joey Comeau.
Hidden Life of Trees author Peter Wohlleben will publish his second book in English with Greystone.
Doubleday Canada has acquired Dania Tomlinson’s debut novel.
McClelland & Stewart publisher Jared Bland has acquired Canadian rights to Toronto Star reporter Katie Daubs’s non-fiction book about the unsolved 1919 disappearance of theatre entrepreneur Ambrose Small.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press editor Siobhan McMenemy has acquired world rights to Tiff: The Life and Works of Timothy Findley.
HarperCollins will publish a new novel by Elisabeth de Mariaffi.