In opening the second International Publishers Association Africa Seminar event in Kenya, IPA president Hugo Setzer quotes Desmond Tutu on ubuntu: ‘You can’t exist as a human being in isolation.’
In a warm welcome to the ‘Africa Rising’ conference delegates in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi warns that without more indigenous-language publishing, children could face losing some of their lingistic identity.
As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming.
As the 10th Watty Awards open for submissions today (June 4), winners have chances to be paid, published, and developed for screens.
New BookNet Canada research indicates that consumers who borrow books from libraries also purchase more books per month than those who don’t use libraries.
The late Gregory Younging was a widely known and influential figure in Canada’s Indigenous publishing community and in Canadian First Nations relations.
While the recommendations still must be legislated, Canadian publishing sees light at the end of a tunnel, after years of devastating copyright losses.
Wattpad Studios’ screen development portfolio adds France’s Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre.
French-Canadian author Nicole Brossard is named the 2019 recipient of the Griffin Trust’s lifetime achievement award the honor to be conferred June 6.
A political science professor at Montreal’s McGill University wins the grand prize in the CBC’s Short Story awards cycle for 2019, with a work that includes immigration and questions of duty in its narrative.