Chantel Guertin prepares to say goodbye to her young protagonist Pippa Greene with the fourth instalment in her YA series.
Toronto fundraising consultant Rahim Ladha has launched two new self-funded monthly literary prizes: one for Canadian queer, trans, two-spirited, Black, or Indigenous writers, and another for disabled writers.
Salaam Reads editor Zareen Jaffery spoke to Q&Q ahead of her keynote speech at tomorrow's Book Summit conference.
Jael Richardson's debut novel, Gutter, will be published by HarperCollins in fall 2020.
“His poetry is a joy to read, a great and ineffable joy."
Billy-Ray Belcourt on his Griffin win, the meaning behind his work, and the responsibility of helping other writers.
More than just bedtime stories: a preview of this fall's picture books, including new titles by JonArno Lawson, Susan Aglukark, and Shauntay Grant.
On June 10, friends and colleagues of Beth Follett will gather in Toronto to celebrate the Pedlar Press founder.
"If your writer relies on writing for her livelihood, I think it’s perfectly reasonable for her to ask for compensation."
A sneak peek at Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly playing Patrick deWitt’s The Sisters Brothers.
Women’s salaries have remained stagnant since Q&Q's last survey five years ago. (online subscription required)
Starting June 1, you'll be able to pick up some CanLit while you're waiting for your flight, thanks to Literary Press Group.
A sneak peek at our Kidlit Fall Preview cover featuring Montreal illustrator Geneviève Godbout. See her work this fall on two new books featuring beloved characters Anne Shirley and Mary Poppins. On newsstands next week!
More than $125,000 has been raised to date in support of these new awards celebrating emerging literary talent.
Big news in Canadian publishing today.
12,000 students descend on Harbourfront to celebrate the 2018 Forest Festival of Trees and cheer on their favourite books.
"I grew up watching funny people, reading funny writing, and I think for people who sit on the outside looking in, getting noticed by something like the Leacock feels important,” says finalist Scaachi Koul.
Sheree Fitch celebrates uniqueness, compassion, and connectedness in the new picture book reissue of her 2001 poem, EveryBody's Different on EveryBody Street.
ESL teacher Winnie Yeung worked closely with her student, Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, to turn his family's memories into Homes: A Refugee Story.
"Selecky discovered that much of what she had written about – from crystal-infused face creams to what would become the #MeToo movement – started materializing in the real world."
Attn: professional romance authors. The TPL is looking to fill a writer in residence position this fall. ❤️❤️❤️
Historian Samantha Cutrara will use the money to continue her research into how Canadian history is portrayed in children’s graphic novels.
Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith's picture book was selected as one of 15 titles by the New York Rights Fair.
Two new books by Rachel Giese and Jamil Jivani complicate the mainstream narrative about traditional masculine identity.
Great news for FOLD, which kicks off in Brampton this Friday.
Happy third anniversary to Nova Scotia's Lexicon Books.
Canadian-born cartoonist Mike Holmes is getting Real, Dumb for Mad Magazine.
Carol Rose Daniels is probably best known for being the first Indigenous woman to anchor a national news broadcast in Canada. But if you ask the multi-talented artist, she’ll tell you that poetry is her first love.
Vancouver’s Massy Books is quickly becoming a beacon for the literary community as well as a champion of Indigenous authors and diversity.
National Poetry Month continues with this profile of Toronto poet Dani Couture by Shazia Hafiz Ramji.
Almost five decades after founding the Bookshelf, Barb and Doug Minett are being awarded honorary degrees by the University of Guelph for “their tremendous contributions” to the publishing industry and their beloved city.
Narwhal and Jelly creator Ben Clanton on ice cream and waffle cones, and Peanut Butter and Jelly.
Meet Toronto's newest bookseller.
Teresa Marie Mailhot, the bestselling author of the memoir Heart Berries, on the power of telling her own story.
Billy-Ray Belcourt, Aisha Sasha John, and Donato Mancini comprise the Canadian shortlist for the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize.
Kicking off our poetry month coverage with a starred review of Stevie Howell's I left nothing inside on purpose.
The concept of safe spaces on post-secondary campuses has become, to say the least, polarizing. Here's how two creative- writing programs are addressing the issue.
How Julie Flett's cover for Q&Q inspired the illustration that appears on Monique Gray Smith's new book.
Since releasing a statement why they won't consider publishing Gerald Stanley's book, Toronto indie press Between the Lines has become a target.
The beloved Hamilton bookseller will close its doors on Thursday.
Between the Lines has issued a press release stating the reasons why it would not consider publishing Gerald Stanley, and urges other publishers to follow suit.
Canisia Lubrin’s collection Voodoo Hypothesis is up for all three awards
Conrad Black now shares a publisher with a popular White House rabbit.
Don't forget! The deadline to apply for Q&Q's p/t associate editor position is Friday.
"“Richard, if he were alive, would be the voice of the film and would’ve been there every step of the way with us.”
It may be the Ides of March but at Q&Q it is time for April's poetry issue. Featuring profiles of Shannon Webb-Campbell, Dani Couture, Emma Healey, and Jeff Latosik, written by Canisia Lubrin, Sheniz Janmohamed, Steven W. Beattie, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, and much more.
"If in your lifetime you have one book that is what you wanted it to be, then you are incredibly lucky," says John Ibbitson. His is The Landing.
Nimbus Publishing has found a new home just in time for its 40th-anniversary celebrations.
Marking International Women's Day with a new Heritage Minute based on the life of Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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