The Cundill History Prize 2022 shortlist includes a current-year Pulitzer Prize winner among its eight titles from six publishers.
BookNet Canada’s Report: English-Language Publishing in 2021
In English-language Canadian publishing, newly released survey data shows publishers planning to make remote work permanent.
Canada and Korea, Wattpad and Webtoon: The Studios’ Consolidation
Talking of ‘massive global fan communities,’ the leadership of Wattpad Webtoon Studios fine tunes its executive roster.
Wiley Reports Providing Knowledge Unlatched’s ‘Oable’ to 34 Customers: Europe and North America
The Oable workflow management tool is designed to support librarians’ approval processes in open-access publishing.
Canada’s Literary Press Group: Accessible Ebooks
Close to 600 titles will be part of the new, accessible ‘Ebooks for Everyone’ initiative from the Literary Press Group of Canada.
Rights Edition: Canada’s Guernica Editions Acquires Ukrainian Author Ivan Baidak’s ‘(In)visible’
The release in September from Guernica Editions will be the first English translation published of an Ivan Baidak novel.
On Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples Day: Book Data
BookNet Canada uses BISAC code research to explore Indigenous-focused literature in the English-language Canadian market.
In London, Ruth Ozeki Wins the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction
Ruth Ozeki, based in Massachusetts, wins the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her fourth novel, ‘The Book of Form and Emptiness.’
In Canada, the $75,000 Cundill History Prize Names Its Jury
Four jurors join the chair JR McNeill for the 2022 Cundill History Prize competition, based at McGill University.
David Albahari Wins Serbia’s Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize
The Serbian-Canadian author David Albahari wins the €10,000 biennial Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize.