Media Updates, Hot August Titles

Here are the hot media titles this week gathered from all my publishers — it is a three-minute read! The World Fantasy Award shortlist and Booker long-listed titles are also on here. The 75-year Hiroshima anniversary was on August 6. Social distanced commemoration events took place in communities across Canada. Here is a list of […]

Books to Take You Places

I wanted to share info on Europa’s forthcoming travel writing series, The Passenger. This series is great! It looks amazing — like a well-bound, thick, high-quality literary journal — and it is ideal for anyone looking to take a trip from home this summer in the safety of their armchair. Fully illustrated in colour, they […]

Claws of the Panda Award Nomination

Claws of the Panda: Beijing’s Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in Canada, by Jonathan Manthorpe (Victoria), has been named a finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. This is the book’s second nomination this year, having been named a finalist earlier for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize of the BC and Yukon Book […]

New Lines for PGC: Jon LeBon, Free Spirit

Distribution changes: Publishers Group Canada Publishers Group Canada will distribute Free Spirit Publishing across all channels, effective Sept. 1. (Social Education and Emotional education titles for parents and teachers) I currently rep both these lines from GPIm but they are both switching to PGC Raincoast. Their fall catalogue can be found here on Bookmanager or […]