Canadian Authors, Artists Collaborate To Honor Chanie Wenjack

The First Nations boy died at age 12 in 1966 after running away from a school where he was being abused. Now two authors have published books about Wenjack in collaboration with musicians, artists, and filmmakers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York

US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored 'VIDA: Women in Literary Arts' with its most prestigious award. The post Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood

A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a single Canadian author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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6 of the Best Audiobooks by Canadian Women Authors

We're giving away a $250 gift card to Barnes and Noble. To enter, just sign up for our Giveaways newsletter ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Association Honors Gregory Younging Posthumously

The late Gregory Younging was a widely known and influential figure in Canada's Indigenous publishing community and in Canadian First Nations relations. The post Canadian Publishers Association Honors Gregory Younging Posthumously appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-28 03:10:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’

The UK's 2018 bestselling fiction, nonfiction and children's titles for 2018 are honored by Nielsen in its annual ceremony in London. The post The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Study Recommends Refocusing Readers on Canadian Authors

The 180-page report shows a steep drop in both sales of books by Canadian authors and books published by Canadian-owned presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Visa Challenges for Authors and Artists Roil the UK Festival Community

In the UK, literary festivals report that invited authors from the Middle East and Africa are increasingly seeing their visa applications denied. The post Visa Challenges for Authors and Artists Roil the UK Festival Community appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian Publishers

Calling it 'a truly essential organization for making our marketplace work,' Canadian publishers say they'll honor the Access Copyright revenue collection agency, which is under sustained attack from the education sector. The post Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Artists Partnership to represent Bookouture authors

Bookouture has appointed The Artists Partnership to represent its authors for film, stage and TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian author's own Fire and Fury book surges in sales

A Canadian university professor's book is back on the best-seller list after a decade, thanks to tell-all Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks

British Book Award organizers have added an Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year honor to the list of 'Nibbies,' as well as a new audiobook category to the Books of the Year division.  The post British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight French-Language Canadian Publishers Bringing Their Authors to the Global Stage

Ahead of the 2017 Montréal Book Fair, we look at 8 French Canadian publishers supporting local authors and bringing their books to the global stage. The post Eight French-Language Canadian Publishers Bringing Their Authors to the Global Stage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wanaka author and artist Scott Tulloch's new book The Ugly Kiwi

Scott Tulloch specialises in silliness – the perfect skill for a writer and illustrator of children's books. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International 2018 Judges: Prize Honors Translator, Author

Five jurors based in the UK and North America will select the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize in the spring of 2018. The post Man Booker International 2018 Judges: Prize Honors Translator, Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Trio of Canadian Authors on Food Writing and ‘Cultural Nationalism’

From Quill & Quire: A part of this discussion among food book authors has to do with Canada’s deep multiculturalism and ‘What am I actually entitled to write about?’ By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 How Canadian Is It, Really? t Quill and Quire, Sue Carter hosts a discussion with authors on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark

At the author advocacy organization's 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers. The post The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Collaborate to Lure Touring Authors to Colorado

Five Colorado independent bookstores, including the Tattered Cover in Denver and the Bookworm in Edwards, are offering free accommodation and fun to lure more touring authors to the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven YA authors collaborate on novel for MCB

Macmillan Children's Books has acquired a “unique collaborative novel” from seven UK Young Adult authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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