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Publishing Events, April 3-10

Ah, spring is in the air (or not, depending on where you live). To break the monotony of spring cleaning, here are three important publishing events taking place in the next week. Coach House Books Spring Launch 2013. April 4. The change of season means the unveiling of publishers’ spring lists, and Coach House Books […]

Connect With Centennial College’s Book & Magazine Publishing Program This Saturday, March 23rd

Thinking about training for a career in publishing? If you are, and live in the GTA, we highly recommend that you attend the open house for Centennial College’s Book & Magazine Publishing Program. This Saturday, March 23rd, Centennial College will be hosting a “Connect with Centennial” event at all four of its campuses. The session […]

Becoming a Fiction Editor Pt 2: Becoming a Good Non-Fiction Editor FIRST

Story-Technique-Oriented Bibliophile + formal and informal learning and practice + a little self-promoting + some luck In my first post on becoming a fiction editor, we took a look my STOB personality type and the formula by which a STOB successfully becomes and gains employment as a fiction editor. This next post will begin the […]

Book Events, February 27-March 6

Freedom to Read Week. February 24 – March 2. It’s Freedom to Read Week! Every year, Freedom to Read organizes events across Canada dedicated to intellectual freedom. Included are author readings, panel discussions and reading marathons. Visit their website for a full list of events. Toronto Events Censored: Tales True and Personal. February 28. If you’re in […]

Nicholas Hoare Closure

This past week, Toronto bibliophiles received the shocking news that Nicholas Hoare, one of Canada’s preeminent independent booksellers, is retiring. His venerable Toronto bookstore will close April 1st after 23 years. Hoare’s two other locations, in Ottawa and Montreal, closed in 2012. Beloved for their hand-crafted wooden fixtures, expertly curated selections and knowledgeable staff, Hoare’s […]

Book Events, January 24-30

Toronto Events Dragnet Issue Seven Release Party. January 24 at 8pm. Online literature magazine Dragnet is throwing a release party for Issue. At 9:00p.m., Issue Seven contributors Ben Ladouceur, AG Pasquella and Lizy Mostowski will be reading their work from this issue. At 10 p.m. DJ’s Math Rosen and Messy Elliot will spin tunes that […]

Book Events, January 17-23

Toronto Events Indigo Exclusive: Melissa de la Cruz. January 20 at 1pm. Join bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz for a special talk and Q&A as she signs The Gates of Paradise, the final novel in the epic, heartbreaking Blue Bloods series. Indigo Yorkdale. A Reading of Zhush Redux: an OUTwrites Anthology. January 20 at 2pm. Readings […]

Book Events, January 10-16

Toronto Events In Person: Bryce Wylde. January 10 at 7pm. Join Bryce Wylde – renowned natural health care practitioner and the bestselling author of The Antioxidant Prescription – as he talks about how to assess the state of your health and achieve your fullest potential with his new book, Wylde on Health. Indigo Manulife Centre. Toronto […]

Open Book Toronto Interviews eBook Author Jeremy Lucyk

Open Book Toronto recently interviewed our eBook authors, Britanie Wilson and Jeremy Lucyk, authors of our eBook miniseries entitled Entering the Publishing Industry.  The first two books in this series, A Very Brief History of the Book Publishing Industry and The Editorial Department are now available on Amazon. The second part of this two-part interview is now up on Open […]

Open Book Toronto Interviews eBook Author Britanie Wilson

Open Book Toronto recently interviewed our eBook authors, Britanie Wilson and Jeremy Lucyk, authors of our eBook miniseries entitled Entering the Publishing Industry.  The first two books in this series, A Very Brief History of the Book Publishing Industry and The Editorial Department are now available on Amazon. The first part of this two-part interview is now up Open […]

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