Industry News

  • Interview with Jen Cameron of Orca Book Publishers

    December 14, 2016
    The recent Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA) trade show in Tacoma, US, saw the largest turnout of B.C. publishers ever – thanks in part to grants from the Western Canada Diversification Fund (administered by Creative BC). Orca Book Publishers of B.C. attended and we catch up with Marketing Coordinator, Jen Cameron, to learn more about the company, their experiences at the PNBA trade show and Jen’s Top 5 Picks for Christmas giving.
  • Interview with Maggie Langrick of LifeTree Media on the recent Passport to Market: Frankfurt Book Fair

    October 31, 2016
    Creative BC's newest Passport to Market program provided funding to five BC book publishers in helping them attend the Frankfurt Book Fair - the largest and most important marketplace for book rights and licensing worldwide. We catch up with Maggie Langrick, Publisher and President of LifeTree Media, to learn of her experience, the value of attending these events and why it always helps to wear suitable footwear!
  • 2016 Cedric Literary Award Winners Announced

    October 25, 2016
    Changing the landscape of literary awards by providing a unique platform to recognize and reward unpublished English and French-speaking authors of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, and First Nations writers over the age of 50.
  • MagazineWest Conference 2016 Open for Registration

    October 19, 2016
    The MagsWest professional conference returns November 3 and 4, 2016 with an expanded conference that features a variety of impressive speakers, an amazing keynote and many great networking opportunities.
  • Author Sam Wiebe the New Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library

    September 20, 2016
    Award-winning author and man of mystery (writing) Sam Wiebe has been named Vancouver Public Library’s 2016 writer in residence.
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