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.
Amid Wattpad’s April shower of deal announcements, Singapore’s Mediacorp signs on for screen development, and the Philippines’ Andrea Pasion-Flores talks about Anvil’s new co-produced imprint.
Tiller Press, a new S&S imprint, plans to use ‘social listening, research, and analytical capabilities’ as a guide. And Canada’s Transatlantic Agency Signs the UK’s Legend Press.
Brokered by UTA’s ‘Emerging Platforms’ division, a new first-look co-production deal with Sony boosts Wattpad onto a new level of screen development.
Canada announces a three-person literary programming committee for its Guest of Honor cultural program to represent its three literary traditions.