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.
As the deadline arrives today (April 15) for submissions to Canada’s Cundill History Prize, the Goethe-Institut names its Wolff Translator’s shortlist.
Canadian reading platform Wattpad expands its footprint in the Philippines: it’s launching a new YA and romance imprint, Bliss Books, with Anvil Publishing.
The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks.