Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
Today’s Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
The English-language Association of Canadian Publishers says only a third of its membership expects to regain pre-pandemic success.
A day after Amazon announces its Kindle Vella serialization platform, the 90-million-user Wattpad arrives with its first serial-based film deal with Netflix.
In Thursday’s program, special honorees are George C. Wolfe, Anne Carson, Daniel Alexander Jones, Kwame Dawes, and Pierre Joris.
‘We’re now in a multicultural moment,’ says McGill University’s Alain Farah. ‘Literature can have something else to say.’ (Sponsored)
Three successful translations of contemporary classics from Québec are well positioned in the German market for Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Some 15 percent of the 5.9 million activations of the McGraw Hill Connect education platform in 2020 came from outside the United States.
CBC Books’ ‘Canada Reads’ concludes with the work of an Indigenous winner and all five titles headed for Canada’s bestseller lists.
Frankfurt Book Fair opens registration for its 2021 trade show, which includes subsidized stand costs, workstations, and a revised hall layout.