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Books Events, December 6-12

Toronto Events Launch of The Healing Dance: The Life and Practice of an Expressive Arts Therapist. December 7 at 7pm. You are invited to the book launch for The Healing Dance: The Life and Practice of an Expressive Arts Therapist by Kathleen Rea with guest speakers Stephen K. Levine and Rowesa Gordon. 627 Queen West. Book Launch: The […]

TalentEgg Interview Part-Two: Marketing Yourself And Networking In The Publishing Industry

Former Centennial College Book and Magazine Publishing graduates and the authors of our new eBook mini-series Entering the Publishing Industry were recently interviewed by TalentEgg’s Justine Abigail Yu. Authors Britanie Wilson and Jeremy Lucyk sat down with Justine to discuss how they got into publishing, what the industry is like today, and the future of book publishing. […]

Book Events, November 29-December 5

Toronto Events The (Not So) Nice Italian Girls and Friends November Event. November 29 at 7:30pm. Q Space. The November reading series by The (Not So) Nice Italian Girls series, featuring: Samantha Bernstein, Andrew Borkowski, Sonia Di Placido, Garret Dwyer-Joyce, Bianca Lakoseljac, and Nyla Matuk. Canada Reads 2013 Launch. November 29 at 12pm. Atrium of CBC Broadcasting Centre. Join us for the Canada Reads 2013 launch […]

Books Events, November 22-28

Toronto Events Black Thursday: Anthology, Contest and Issue Launch. November 22 at 7:30pm. Black Thursday witnesses a three-way collision of Puritan milestones. Join the editors, staff, and readers of The Puritan for our first event in four years. The Supermarket. In Conversation with Pete Townshend. November 22 at 7pm. Join Canadian broadcaster and music writer Alan […]

TalentEgg Interviews Ebook Authors Britanie Wilson and Jeremy Lucyk

  Former Centennial College Book and Magazine Publishing graduates and the authors of our new eBook mini-series Entering the Publishing Industry were recently interviewed by TalentEgg’s Justine Abigail Yu. Authors Britanie Wilson and Jeremy Lucyk sat down with Justine to discuss how they got into publishing, what the industry is like today, and the future of […]

Books Events, November 15-21

Toronto Events Charles Dickens and William Morris. Professor Rob Breton discusses the work of Charles Dickens and that of William Morris, designer and political activist. November 15 at 7pm. Toronto Reference Library. Meet award-winning author and hockey historian Kevin Shea along with former player and NHL Alumni Association president, Mark Napier, as they sign H is for […]

Book Events, November 8-14

Toronto Events Book Launch: The Stamp Collector by Jennifer Lanthier. November 8 at 6:30pm. University College Union. 79 St. George Street. Meet up with award-winning blogger and bestselling author Neil Pasricha as we anticipate all of the Awesome moments the holiday season will bring and he signs The Book of Awesome, The Book of (Even More) […]

Book Events, November 1-7

Toronto Events Kim Echlin talking about her book The Disappeared. November 1 at 7:30 pm. East Gallery, 334 Dundas W. Free. George Elliott Clarke Launching his new book, Directions Home: Approaches To African-Canadian Literature, in conversation with writer Rinaldo Walcott. November 1 at 7 pm. The Academy of the Impossible, 231 Wallace Free. ECW Press and […]

Publishing Startups, Buy-ups, and Mergers: Penguin Random House

It’s with a glad heart that I write this post, even having just read of the merger of Penguin and Random House into the wildly inventive corporate moniker … Penguin Random House. Corporations are always merging these days, essentially to improve their bottom line by reducing the cost of keeping full-time and other employees (and […]

Publishing News: Random House and Penguin Merger Finalized

It has been announced today that two mega book publishers, Random House (owned by Bertelsmann, German) and Penguin (owned by Pearson, UK) will be merging companies. Random House published this year’s big commercial hit Fifty Shades of Grey and Penguin published books by authors including George Orwell, Jack Kerouac, and Canadian icon Alice Munro. The new […]

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