Royalties payable by Canadian universities to authors, visual artists and their publishers are down almost 50 percent since 2012, says Copibec.
Eight French-Canadian Publishers Bringing Their Authors to the Global Stage
Ahead of the 2017 Montréal Book Fair, we look at eight French Canadian publishers supporting local authors and bringing their books to the global stage.
Canada’s Salon du Livre de Montréal Turns 40 With 100,000 Visitors Expected
Opening November 15 for its 40th anniversary outing, Québec’s biggest annual books event has a faithful public following and a professional program.
Québec’s Copibec Opens the Newest Challenge to Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act
‘You have to pay for access to educational content,’ says Copibec’s Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval
Trends and Tensions: Agents Look at Canadian Lit on the World Stage
Four literary agents from Canada answer questions about their home market, the authors they represent, and selling rights across international territories.
On Dany Laferrière, Language and the Académie Française
Haitian-Canadian writer Dany Laferrière — who supports the end of the use of the term Francophone — has been admitted to Académie Française, prompting debate.
Could Limited-Time Fixed Book Pricing Boost Backlist Sales?
Could limiting the period for fixed book prices give a needed boost to backlist sales by allowing retailers to discount after the initial buying frenzy is over?