Introducing the RBC Taylor Prize

Former Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction announces new name, new look and a new emerging writer’s award via Stephen Weir & Associates Canada’s most prestigious non-fiction prize has a new look, a new logo and a new annual award for emerging authors. This new generation of the Prize will continue to provide $25,000 for Canada’s … Read more

Alice Munro’s Sales Soar Internationally After Nobel Prize in Literature Win

Munro Is First Canadian Winner; 13th Female Winner via BookNet Canada Winning the Nobel Prize in Literature resulted in a significant increase in Alice Munro’s book sales not just in Canada, but also internationally, according to a study released by BookNet Canada. Alice Munro, at Home and Abroad: How the Nobel Prize in Literature Affects Book … Read more

Registration is now open for Tech Forum and ebookcraft

            via BookNet Canada Tech Forum  Tech Forum is an annual conference that focuses on digital developments in the book publishing industry. As the largest tech-focused professional development event in the Canadian publishing industry, it provides hundreds of book industry professionals with the opportunity to learn, debate, network and glimpse … Read more

National Reading Campaign: Pleasure Reading Survey

via National Reading Campaign The National Reading Campaign recently commissioned a study by Environics Research Group to gather benchmark data about the pleasure reading habits of Canadians. Based on a nationally representative sample of 1,001 Canadians, the survey results revealed a population of passionate readers still very engaged with traditional reading platforms, and a group … Read more