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Incoming Canada Council director to focus on building audiences

The Canada Council for the Arts has appointed a new director and CEO who says he wants the federal funding body to play a larger... Read the rest »

Distribution change: The History Press

Effective immediately, Dundurn Press will manage Canadian distribution for The History Press. Based out of Charleston, South Carolina, the regional press will debut its... Read the rest »

LAC names Guy Berthiaume to top post

Library and Archives Canada has announced the appointment of Guy Berthiaume to a five-year term as the librarian and archivist of Canada, a position that... Read the rest »

Deals: McGarrigle sisters to publish memoir; Michael Cho sells abroad; and more

Random House Canada associate editor Amanda Lewis has acquired world rights to a memoir by sisters Anna and Jane McGarrigle about their idiosyncratic upbringing in Montreal and experiences... Read the rest »

CBC Books remains intact after cuts

Despite the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s announcement last week that $130 million would be cut from its 2014–15 budget, the public broadcaster’s books coverage appears to... Read the rest »

Indigo bumps up co-op fee for online sales

Indigo Books & Music is planning to increase its co-op fees, a surcharge that publishers pay to booksellers in order to receive additional promotion and... Read the rest »

Deal: Penguin Canada acquires debut novel by Yasuko Thanh

Penguin Canada president and publisher Nicole Winstanley has acquired Canadian rights in a pre-empt to Journey Prize-winning short-story writer Yasuko Thanh’s first novel, The Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow... Read the rest »

OUP Canada president David Stover out as company restructures

As part of a “reorganization” of its Canadian office, Oxford University Press Canada president David Stover has been let go. Three other management positions have... Read the rest »

Agents and publishers share their top London Book Fair titles

Q&Q polled agents and publishers to find out what they will be promoting at this year’s London Book Fair, which kicks off April 8.... Read the rest »

Humber College publishes inaugural literary journal

Humber College’s department of English is launching the Humber Literary Review, a biannual print journal featuring fiction, essays, poetry, and reviews. Contributors to first... Read the rest »

Tamblyn promoted to Kobo president

Longtime Kobo executive Michael Tamblyn has been appointed to the role of president. He will retain the title of chief content officer.... Read the rest »

Distribution change: Award Publications

Effective immediately, Georgetown Publications will be the distributor of Award Publications in Canada. Read the rest »

Personnel change: Canadian Manda Group

Canadian Manda Group has announced the impending retirement of its longtime East Coast rep Liza Hageraats, effective May 31. A replacement will be announced as... Read the rest »

Inaugural B.C. Book Day aims to educate provincial government on publishing industry

On April 9, members of British Columbia’s book industry will gather in Victoria for the inaugural B.C. Book Day. The event gives Members of the... Read the rest »

Deals: de Mariaffi scores six-figure U.S. deal; Anansi to publish novels by Hough, Whittall; and more

Penguin Canada associate publisher Nick Garrison has acquired world (excluding U.S.) rights* to Gordie Howe’s autobiography, Mr. Hockey, to be published under the company’s Viking Canada... Read the rest »

Opinion: Mark Bourrie on the closure of federal government libraries

It was a going-out-of-business sale without the cash registers. When the Harper government shut down the 40-year-old Freshwater Institute’s Eric Marshall Library at the... Read the rest »

Nancy Lee, Aislinn Hunter, and Cecil Foster play the waiting game

Three authors with novels coming after a decade’s absence answer the question: “What took you so long?” When Nancy Lee’s inaugural story collection,... Read the rest »

League of Canadian Poets supports spoken-word prize to kick off National Poetry Month

At an event on Tuesday to mark the beginning of National Poetry Month in April, the winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for... Read the rest »

Personnel change: Greystone Books

Greystone Books has the following personnel changes to announce: Starting April 1, Jen Gauthier will begin working full time as sales and marketing director.... Read the rest »

Government revises LAC code of conduct

The federal government has withdrawn sections of a code of conduct for Library and Archives Canada employees after a year of protests from librarians... Read the rest »

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