Annie Koyama’s origin story is as compelling as any of these superhero tropes.
Canadian Publishers’ Council has appointed Roger Clarke to the position of vice-president, K-20, effective immediately.
May 4, 2017 at 04:56pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
Atria/Simon & Schuster Canada will publish the debut thriller Find You in the Dark and a follow-up title by Naben Ruthnum, writing as Nathan Ripley.
May 4, 2017 at 03:39pm | Filed under: Deals
Scholastic has released its first-ever Kids and Family Reading Report for Canada, a survey assessing kids’ and parents’ attitudes and behaviours around reading nationally.
Five titles are shortlisted for the 2016/2017 Donner Prize, which recognizes excellence in public-policy writing by Canadians, on topics of great importance to Canadians.
May 4, 2017 at 03:16pm | Filed under: Awards
B.C. press Greystone Books has announced the pending retirement of associate publisher Nancy Flight, effective Oct. 16.
May 3, 2017 at 04:32pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
McClelland & Stewart publisher Jared Bland has acquired world rights to two titles by NHL hall-of-famer, politician, and author Ken Dryden.
May 3, 2017 at 04:18pm | Filed under: Deals
A section of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, the Montreal public library and national archives, was evacuated last week, before a section of the building’s ceiling collapsed just after noon on April 26.
May 3, 2017 at 01:29pm | Filed under: Libraries
Bhavna Chauhan, Kiara Kent, and Zoe Maslow have been promoted at Penguin Random House Canada.
May 2, 2017 at 03:04pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a tribute to Mordecai Richler.
May 1, 2017 at 05:04pm
“We wanted to reflect the best of Toronto and give creators free rein to tell stories that are personal to them.”
May 1, 2017 at 04:46pm | Filed under: Industry News
A personal essay by Catherine Hernandez.
May 1, 2017 at 04:41pm | Filed under: Opinion
The city of Winnipeg has announced that it is seeking its first-ever Poet Laureate, to be selected this fall.
Stephanie Strain has joined ECW Press as marketing coordinator.
May 1, 2017 at 02:53pm | Filed under: Personnel changes
Knopf Random Canada Group publisher Anne Collins has acquired Canadian English rights to Amanda Leduc’s new novel The Centaur’s Wife.
April 28, 2017 at 03:47pm | Filed under: Deals
Daniel J. Levitin’s National Business Book Award–winning A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age is being published under a new name in response to recent socio-political happenings south of the border.
April 27, 2017 at 04:10pm | Filed under: Industry News
This coming weekend, one of the luxury limos of the sharing economy will park itself on Lower Simcoe Street in Toronto.
April 27, 2017 at 04:05pm
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.
April 26, 2017 at 04:54pm | Filed under: Deals
Margaret Atwood greeted a full house at the onstage event and book signing for the reissue of her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale.
April 26, 2017 at 01:36pm
Canadian Authors for Indies is seeing dwindling bookseller participation for its third annual event, taking place across the country on April 29.