The former leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Michael Ignatieff is also the author of several books including a Booker-shortlisted novel.
Recently translated literature from Québec may find new life as part of Guest of Honor Canada’s program at Frankfurter Buchmesse. (Sponsored)
The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.
The French-language province of Québec has demonstrated its ‘vitality and robustness,’ says Sébastien Lefebvre of Québec Édition. (Sponsored)
The merger between Canada’s Wattpad and South Korea’s Naver, says Allen Lau, is built on audience and platform expansion.
Industry Notes: Tickets to the hybrid Emirates Festival of Literature, and grant applications open at the Access Copyright Foundation.
Toronto-based Wattpad will retain its leadership team following its acquisition by South Korean tech company Naver, in a US$600 million cash and stock deal.
Women ‘are routinely overlooked for awards,’ says Melinda Gates as she backs the forthcoming Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.
Discovering ‘which books matter most to Canadians’ is a goal of the annual ‘Canada Reads’ program, now opening its new season.
Our titles come from the United States, Canada, Finland, Norway, Belgium, and Sweden and include environmentally cognizant writings.