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.
Douglas & McIntyre managing editor Anna Comfort O’Keeffe has acquired North American English-language rights to a memoir and its follow-up by… Read More »
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.
Anonymous Content (Spotlight, True Detective, The Revenant) has optioned film rights to Toronto comic creator Jeff Lemire’s 2012 graphic novel The Underwater Welder (Top Shelf Productions/Canadian Manda Grou
Attempting to respond to questions from her own school-aged kids about the war in Syria inspired illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo to write My Beautiful Birds, a book about a young refugee.
Knopf Canada editor Amanda Betts has acquired Canadian English-language rights to novelist and Parliamentary poet laureate George Elliot Clarke’s family memoir.
McClelland & Stewart publisher Jared Bland has acquired Canadian rights to the first book by National Magazine Award–winning journalist Sasha Chapin.
Today’s book deal announcements.
Simon & Schuster Canada children’s book editor Patricia Ocampo has acquired world rights to Yes No Maybe So, is a middle-grade choose-your-own-love-story series.
KCP Loft editorial director Kate Egan has acquired World English-language rights to Toronto-based writer Alisha Sevigny’s sophomore YA novel, Summer Constellations.
Imajin Books publisher Cheryl Tardif has acquired world rights to Kristina Stanley’s new novel, Look the Other Way.
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.