Opening a ninth decade, the high-visibility Canadian Governor General’s award series in literature has seven categories, each in both French and English.
‘The world of publishing has evolved one small step and then stopped,’ says a digital entrepreneur, one of three whose Israeli startup is collaborating with the venerable Oxford University Press.
With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada’s review of copyright changes may be welcome next year.
Dealing in the ‘atomic unit’ — story — Wattpad Studios’ Aron Levitz is ready to ‘give Hollywood the best focus group it never had.’
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.
Nick Mulgrew discusses the birth of his South African poetry press, uHlanga, which he hopes will open the doors for young poets to develop their careers.
YA novelist Eliot Schrefer, who writes about Africa, and Eric Spreng, a teacher in Burkina Faso, discuss the impact of YA literature in Africa.
Trade journal Quill and Quire conducted a round-table discussion to ask: ‘Are we in a golden age of Canadian picture books?’
Nosy Crow has partnered with the British Museum to produce a children’s books that will make art and history more accessible.
Kenneth Andersen’s The Great Devil War series has sold more than 130,000 in Denmark, but has yet to reach English audiences laments translator K.E. Semmel.