The three finalists named for the Cundill History Prize focus on ‘big issues’ all of which have relevance to challenges dogging many societies today.
While details and application guidance is still forthcoming, the Canada Council has announced its new, three-year translation funding initiative.
Reported by the Canadian press to be generating ‘annualized revenue of $20 million,’ the reading-and-writing platform Wattpad is an index of YA trends.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
The latest in Wattpad’s expanding array of content partnerships brings it together with eOne, a major production and distribution hub in Toronto.
The program gives five editors from Canada a chance to meet with as many as 50 of their counterparts in the French industry, ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The Montreal-based Cundill History Prize longlist includes historians’ looks at Islamic culture, US evangelical faith, the Attica Prison uprising, and more.
‘Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,’ writes Michael Healy ahead of a session at Frankfurt Book Fair.
On this year’s longlist, the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has chosen five books published by independent publishing houses of Canada.