Lesley Livingston’s YA novel The Valiant is being adapted into a one-hour TV drama, while Berkley has acquired North American rights to Sonya Lalli’s first two novels.
The Ontario Book Publishers Organization has released the findings of a study assessing how much Canadian literature is being taught in the province’s classrooms.
The inaugural Women Killing It Crime Writers Festival, aiming to provide some overdue recognition to women authors and the crime and mystery genres, will take place in Prince Edward County Sept. 1–2.
Audible has acquired audiobook rights to novels by Claire Cameron, Alix Hawley, Wayson Choy, Eden Robinson, and Leo McKay Jr., and Yasuko Thanh.
Toronto mainstay Eliot’s Bookshop is closing after 40 years on Yonge Street, due to what its owner says is an untenable increase in property taxes.
Big Soul Productions, a Toronto-based Indigenous film and video production company, has acquired film rights to David Chariandy’s debut novel Soucouyant.
Penguin Random House Canada imprint McClelland & Stewart has announced that poet, novelist, and essayist Dionne Brand has been hired in the newly created position of poetry editor.
New York City–based Countryman Press has acquired world English rights to Montreal designer and TreeHugger writer Kimberley Mok’s The Modern House Bus.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland released a list of Canada’s key demands on Monday in advance of a first round of renegotiations for an updated North American Free Trade Agreement, set to begin Aug. 16.
French-language rights to Catherine Hernandez’s 2017 novel Scarborough have sold to Les Éditions XYZ.
Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program.
“There’s no shortage of literary talent in Quebec, and I’m talking not only about writers working in French.”
In its more than 40 years of existence, Best of Bridge has sold more than four million copies and become one of Canada’s most enduring and beloved cookbook brands.
After more than three decades of working with the independent sales rep group Ampersand Inc., Victoria-based children’s press Orca Book Publishers is now handling the function internally.
Coach House Books editorial director Alana Wilcox has acquired world rights to a book of poetry written in airport codes by Nasser Hussain.
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 12, residents of and visitors to Montreal will be able to relive the city’s history via an illustrated walking tour.
Effective immediately, sales representation to the Canadian trade market for Orca Book Publishers will be handled in-house.
Then, as now, Between the Lines had no publisher, no boss, no owner – it remains the product of a consensus culture borne of ’60s idealism.
Bloomsbury U.K. and Bloomsbury U.S. have jointly acquired world English (ex. Canada) rights to David Chariandy’s second novel, Brother, as well as an untitled third novel in a five-way auction.
Leslie Hurtig will replace Hal Wake as the new artistic director at the Vancouver Writers Festival.
York University will appeal a recent court decision enforcing Access Copyright’s interim tariff over York’s own fair-dealing program.
Today’s book deals.
Effective Dec. 31, Codasat Canada will no longer handle sales and distribution for Oldcastle Book Group and its imprints.
Toronto’s International Festival of Authors has revealed the 2017 participants of its IV Programme, the annual networking and cultural exchange between Canadian and foreign publishing professionals.
The Hornblower Group has announced the hire of Louis-Marc Simard as account manager.