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High-Calibre Startup Publishing Concepts by Recent Publishing-School Grads: Paper Droids

It’s my pleasure to highlight three digital publishing houses to watch, enjoy, and possibly work for now and in the near future. This blog post will kick off a series of blog posts I’ll be writing about cool startups in the publishing industry. The three I’ll be writing about are all the work of young […]

Governor General’s Award Fiction, Finalist 2012

The presitigious Governor General’s (aka the GG’s) Literary Award Finalist for 2012 have been accounced. The 2012 finalists for Fiction include: Siege 13 by Tamas Dobozy (Thomas Allen & Son) Dr. Brinkley’s Tower by Robert Hough (House of Anansi) The Headmaster’s Wager by Vincent Lam (Doubleday Canada) The Juliet Stories by Carrie Snyder (House of […]

Dragnet Issue Six Launch Party

    Join us for Dragnet’s launch party: Dragnet Issue Six is launching on September 28, and like usual, we’re throwing a big ole party to celebrate. Come for the readings, stay for the cheap booze and loose morals. The party will be at 2ninety2 (292 College St, just west of College and Spadina). We […]

What Do Proofreaders Really Do?

Are you not really sure what proofreaders do for a living? Do you imagine them locked away in some dark office staring at manuscripts all day? To find out more, check out this new video from Harlequin documenting what their proofreaders really do and what their work environment is really like. Enjoy this fun little […]

The Editorial Department Is at Hand!

Well, we didn’t make our July 15th pub date, but a very strong and nearly perfect Editorial Department is about to be published to Amazon’s KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing). To say that working on the book was challenging would be an understatement. We’ve had to work with our fantastic designer to establish a visual logic […]

Ask an Expert

Do you have questions about the book publishing industry? Not sure where to start or who to ask? Well have no fear; Jeremy Lucyk is here to field your burning questions. Ask an expert, a young publishing professional about the workings of educational publishing (textbooks). From salary expectations to how to climb the corporate ladder, […]

What Do You Do with a BA in English?

Feel like one of the herd? Not sure what to do after graduating with a BA in English? Welcome to the club. There are countless numbers of BA students graduating each spring from colleges and universities around the world, who walk away from their 3-4 years of undergrad without a clue of what to do […]

Good News for Book Publishing

Independent Booksellers in the U.S. Report Increased Sales Click here to read more this article from today’s Toronto Star. Click here to read more about BookExpo America from today’s Canadian Business. BookExpo (BEA) 2012 is being held June 5-7, 2012 at Javits Centre, New York City.    

Contest in July 2012: The Editorial Department!

Dear Book Editors: We have a two upcoming skill-testing contests for you. Ill be talking them up and blogging on them relentlessly over the next few weeks. Here’s the basic idea. We’re publishing our next book, The Editorial Department, in a few weeks to Amazon. I have a super-team of editors working on the book right […] @storyartscentre Story Arts Centre on Vine Story Arts Centre on Google+