‘Stories remain when the land has been taken,’ says Cherie Dimaline about indigenous narratives of Canada. “We live in the stories.”
‘Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for’ is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle.
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
Publishers now can apply for $250,000 in grants to promote Canadian literature to Ontario’s teachers, librarians, and school boards.
In Canada, BookNet’s check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer’s Digest.
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.
Wattpad scores its largest deal with a European publisher, and in France, where Wattpad grew its audience by 61 percent last year.
Producing practical books for Muslims in contemporary culture, Ottawa’s Qurtuba Publishing House considers readers’ responsibility as well as society’s.
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.
Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of her company’s new YA imprint’s list, Kids Can Press‘ chief Lisa Lyons Johnston has announced optioning world publishing rights to Shaftesbury film productions’ digital series Carmilla. Carmilla–which …