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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 […]

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 […]

Toronto Women’s Bookstore Closure, and How Small Canadian Publishers Are Surviving and Thriving

The closing of Toronto Women’s Bookstore is a terrible loss for our community and for independent booksellers. While I lament and am saddened  by this news, there remains some positive news in the industry. Small bookstores do still exist in Toronto, like Type Books, Book City, Nicholas Hoare, and Ben McNally Books, among many others. […]

A Tour of Gaspereau Press

Kentville, Nova Scotia is home to Gaspereau Press. Lucky for me, I live right up the street. I also happen to be lucky enough to have worked with Andrew Steeves, one of the two publishers that founded the press in 1997. Andrew draws inspiration and technique from the holdings at the Vaughan Memorial Library at […]

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. […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy, Winner of the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction

Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy, who won the Rogers Writers’ Trust for Fiction Prize this week for his short story collection Siege 13 (Thomas Allen Publishers). The prize is worth $25,000. Siege 13 is a collection of interconnected short stories about the Second World War siege of Budapest and its survivors. Tamas Dobozy is also the author of Last Notes: […]

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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