Dionne Brand has won the 2019 Trillium Book Award for The Blue Clerk.
The newly launched Ottawa-based Willenfield Literary Agency is welcoming new and established Canadian and international writers.
Portrait of a Reader was a pop-up exhibition commissioned by Rakuten Kobo in celebration of its 10-year anniversary.
June 13, 2019 at 05:46pm | Filed under: Bookselling
Penguin Teen Canada will pair three of its YA authors with screenings of iconic ’90s teen movies this summer.
June 13, 2019 at 04:39pm | Filed under: Bookselling
Physicist Chris Ferrie aims to make quantum physics more approachable with his Seussian narrative poem The Cat in the Box.
Knopf Doubleday editor LuAnn Walther has acquired U.S. rights for Vancouver author Nazanine Hozar‘s debut novel, Aria, about an orphaned girl growing up… Read More »
June 11, 2019 at 04:48pm | Filed under: Deals
Rights to Montreal-born novelist Mona Awad’s new book Bunny have been acquired by AMC, with plans to develop the novel as a television series.
Sportswriter Cathal Kelly has won the $15,000 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for his memoir Boy Wonders.
The winners of the Atlantic Book Awards were announced on June 6 at a ceremony held in St. John’s.
Keith Maillard, Winnie Yeung and Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, and the late Greg Younging are among the writers and book designers… Read More »
Romance fiction writers Farah Heron, Sonya Lalli, and Uzma Jalaluddin on their inclusive love stories.
Poets Tess Liem, Klara du Plessis, Stevie Howell, and Andrea Thompson have won 2019 Book Awards, The League of Canadian Poets announced at a ceremony in St. John’s on June 8.
Victoria, B.C., poet Eve Joseph is the Canadian winner of the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize for her collection Quarrels. Joseph… Read More »
June 7, 2019 at 05:00pm | Filed under: Awards
Agony Editor Brian Francis says that authors won’t always receive an appearance fee, but the conversation remains essential.
June 6, 2019 at 05:35pm | Filed under: Opinion
Throat singer Tanya Tagaq has won the award for published prose in English for her first book, Split Tooth, at the Indigenous Voices Awards.
Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik have won the National Business Book Award for Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We… Read More »