House of Anansi Press editorial director Janie Yoon was at the London Book Fair last March when she ran into Amy Hundley, an editor and rights director at Grove Atlantic, who told her about a collection of short stories thought to be the first to come out of North Korea.
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.
Carrie Gleason is the new publisher of James Lorimer & Company, effective April 10.
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.
By his own admission, George A. Romero was – for a long time – a failure at art.
Dundurn Press director of sales and marketing Margaret Bryant has acquired world rights to Calgary journalist Raffy Boudjikanian’s Journey through Genocide.
The Toronto Public Library is preparing to test a yearlong staff-less pilot system at two of its branches.
The Beguiling is one of four local retailers taking part in Uniqlo’s #UniqloMeetsToronto, a pop-up market honouring the city’s indie businesses.
McGill-Queen’s University Press is extending its reach even further by opening an office in London.
Two items in particular stood out to the literary community of Newfoundland and Labrador among the widespread cuts and tax increases presented in the provincial government’s April 2016 austerity budget.
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.
Acclaimed Ojibway author and journalist Richard Wagamese was working on at least two manuscripts before he died on March 10.
Indie bookseller Curiosity House Books has “tested the waters” with a number of book-publishing projects, with its latest serving as an experiment for the Creemore, Ontario, shop.
McClelland & Stewart publisher Jared Bland has acquired Canadian rights to New Zealand-Canadian Booker Prize—winning author Eleanor Catton’s third novel
Poetry sales rose dramatically last year, thanks to Rupi Kaur’s blockbuster debut collection milk and honey.
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.
Members of the Canadian book trade discuss which books they’ll be promoting at this year’s London Book Fair.
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Harlequin is making its first foray into the narrative non-fiction market with its new imprint, Hanover Square Press.
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.
Kitchener, Ontario–based Library Services Centre has announced the hire of David Lewis in the position of library service representative, effective March 13.
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