A RightsTech event in New York on July 17 will explore how cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, blockchain, might benefit the book industry.
A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
Partnering with the Salon du livre in Montréal, the Translation Rights Fair in Canada expects to bring even more francophone and anglophone publishers together in November.
Opening a ninth decade, the high-visibility Canadian Governor General’s award series in literature has seven categories, each in both French and English.
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.