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.
Canadian Authors for Indies is seeing dwindling bookseller participation for its third annual event, taking place across the country on April 29.
HarperCollins editorial director of non-fiction Jim Gifford has acquired world rights to a memoir by Canadian Mental Health Association director Mark Henick.
A new book sheds light on overlooked artists from the Labrador Inuit coastal region of Nunatsiavut.
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.
Effective May 1, UBC Press will no longer distribute Transaction Publishers.
The numbers are as sobering as they are troubling.
The Vancouver Women’s Library was founded to fill a gap left more than a decade ago by the closure of Women in Print and the Vancouver Women’s Bookstore.
National book and gift sales agency Ampersand Inc. enjoyed double the celebrations for its recent 50th anniversary.
Two independent Canadian publishers are pointing to strong domestic programs, bestselling titles, and international focus as contributing to their successes over the past two years.
Rakuten Kobo’s recent acquisition of Vancouver startup Shelfie will help the e-reading platform bridge the gap between its customers’ print and digital book collections, says Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn.
Erin Woodward stumbled by accident into her position as one of the most influential book-club organizers in the world.
Dundurn has acquired rights to Toronto broadcaster John Gallagher’s Big League Babble On.
Saskatchewan’s groundbreaking Indigenous Editors Circle program is moving west to Toronto’s Humber College this summer.
Dundurn has acquired world rights to entertainment lawyer and former Degrassi executive producer Stephen Stohn’s memoir, Whatever It Takes.
Anansi, the press Dennis Lee co-founded 50 years ago, will release the new volume.
There isn’t going to be much room left on the cover of André Alexis’s novel Fifteen Dogs (Coach House Books) now that it has won Canada Reads.
Kids Can Press has been named North American publisher of the year at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
Book clubs often are dismissed as an excuse for women to gossip and drink wine. But it’s hard to ignore their influence on sales.
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.
The National Business Book Award has announced changes to this year’s award ceremony.