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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/19-3/23

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. The 2018 Wellcome Book Prize shortlist is out, and it’s female-dominated.  James Comey’s book is already a bestseller, and it might become a movie. John Oliver announced a competing picture book about Mike Pence’s pet rabbit, which quickly sold out. The American Indian Literature Associate (AILA) […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/12-3/16

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. The longlist for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize is out. Judges for the 2018 National Book Awards have been announced. Physicist and author Stephen Hawking died this week.  Following sexual harassment allegations, Sherman Alexie declined the Carnegie Medal. New books are forthcoming from Malala […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/5-3/9

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. The #KidLitWomen project launched to address gender inequality in children’s publishing. Poet and professor Lucie Brock-Broido passed away this week at 61.  Barnes & Noble is launching a nationwide book club. Several of Sherman Alexie‘s accusers have gone on the record. Berkeley’s Revolution Books received threats of arson last […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/26-3/2

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. Following allegations of sexual misconduct, Sherman Alexie has released a statement. Jill Soloway will lead Topple, a new Amazon imprint for LGBTQ books. Michelle Obama’s memoir has a title and release date. Children’s literature is joining the #MarchForOurLives movement. In addition to Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi […]

Not New York: Book Business and Culture in Toronto, Canada

Those of us living in Toronto are a lucky bunch. Torontonians have access to one of the best library systems in the country, are fortunate enough to be surrounded by a great selection of independent bookstores we can support, and live in a city home to some of the nation’s most celebrated authors. Toronto also houses the offices of numerous publishers, including HarperCollins Canada, Penguin Random House Canada, House of Anansi, Simon and Schuster Canada, Hachette Canada, Kobo, Harlequin (one of several principal offices), and University of Toronto Press, as […]