A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want.
An impressive array of fiction and nonfiction is on offer this year at Frankfurt Book Fair, as Canadian publishers’ rights directors talk up their new books.
Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
To promote Don Easton’s latest book, Dundurn Press is releasing one of his previous titles for free on Wattpad. Can it produce new buyers?
‘How can we all work together to ensure our rights and incomes are not further eroded?’ The question seems to become more urgent daily as copyright protections face mounting pressures.
What does it mean to ‘go public’—’to publish’ in the digital dynamic? A masters program at Canada’s Trent University is focused on that specific question, in all its breadth.
Four literary agents from Canada answer questions about their home market, the authors they represent, and selling rights across international territories.
‘We are advocating for a hybrid of existing pricing models that introduces fairness and flexibility’ into what Canada’s libraries pay for ebooks.’
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.
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