Toronto literary agency The Rights Factory has announced a number of promotions.
Vancouver author and Asian Canadian community leader Jim Wong-Chu has died, following a stroke suffered earlier this year.
July 13, 2017 at 04:44pm | Filed under: Industry News
In an ideal world, the design of a book cover achieves three things.
July 13, 2017 at 03:44pm | Filed under: Writing Life
Naben Ruthnum’s debut thriller (written as Nathan Ripley) will be published in U.K./ANZ by Text Publishing.
July 13, 2017 at 02:53pm | Filed under: Deals
Simon & Schuster will handle North American sales and distribution for Bonnier Publishing U.S. imprint Igloo Books.
Is it the “idea” of being a published poet that appeals to your mom or does she genuinely believe that poetry is a profitable business venture?
Montreal’s Librairie Astro remains in danger of closing its doors, two months after it launched a crowdfunding campaign to help cover its expenses.
July 12, 2017 at 02:57pm | Filed under: Industry News
Quintland, the debut novel by B.C. writer Shelley Wood, will be published by HarperCollins imprint William Morrow in winter 2018.
July 11, 2017 at 03:45pm | Filed under: Deals
Dundurn has hired Scott Fraser as acquisitions editor and Elena Radic as project editor.
July 11, 2017 at 03:41pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
ChiZine Publications co-publisher Sandra Kasturi and Samantha Beiko have acquired the North American rights to Toronto-born author Jason Hrivnak’s second novel.
July 10, 2017 at 04:04pm | Filed under: Deals
McGill-Queen’s University Press has announced that Richard Baggaley has joined the press as acquisitions editor.
July 10, 2017 at 03:53pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
Effective immediately, Georgetown Publications is the distributor and sales force for Elevate Publishing and Rockpool Publishing.
July 10, 2017 at 03:52pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
Anvil Press publisher Brian Kaufman has acquired Black Star, a dark comedy by Maureen Medved, author of The Tracey Fragments.
July 6, 2017 at 03:57pm | Filed under: Deals
Arsenal Pulp Press is establishing a new literary imprint with Robin’s Egg Books, a line dedicated to humour writing run by Vancouver comedian and author Charles Demers.
July 6, 2017 at 03:56pm | Filed under: Industry News
Arsenal Pulp Press publisher Brian Lam has acquired world English rights to The Tiger Flu, a new novel by Calgary author and creative writing professor Larissa Lai for fall 2018 publication.
Effective immediately, Fitzhenry & Whiteside will no longer serve as distributor for Kodansha America and Kodansha Japan Publications.
July 4, 2017 at 04:03pm | Filed under: Agency/distribution changes
A personal essay by author Suzette Mayr.
July 4, 2017 at 03:35pm | Filed under: Writing Life
Publishing consultant and professor Scott Steedman and Simply Read Books CEO Dimiter Savoff are launching a publishing house, Locarno Press, in Vancouver this fall.
June 29, 2017 at 05:04pm | Filed under: Industry News
TouchWood Editions publisher Taryn Boyd has acquired world rights to blogger Amanda Orlando’s cookbook Everyone’s Welcome.
June 29, 2017 at 04:32pm | Filed under: Deals
Publisher advocacy organizations are praising the Supreme Court of Canada for upholding a ruling that will require Google to de-index any websites that unlawfully sell the intellectual property of other companies.
June 29, 2017 at 03:24pm