How the Writers' Trust of Canada saves authors
When, in the middle of all that, ?someone says to you??and by someone, the 55-year-old Toronto author means the Writers' Trust of Canada, the only institution in the country that could say it?? 'Keep it up, we think you have more to give,' it is an ...

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National Post

Carolyn Wood: We need more Canadians in 'Canadian' publishing
National Post
The decision to close the warehouse here will result in the loss of 120 Canadian jobs, including the position of CEO of HarperCollins Canada. David Kent, who has held that particular post for the past 13 years, is an ardent champion of Canadian writers ...

Giller Prize winner Sean Michaels talks writing, music and unicorns
The Globe and Mail
Although Sean Michaels published his debut novel, Us Conductors, last April, he has been a stalwart in Canada's music and cultural community for more than a decade, since founding the influential music blog Said the Gramophone in 2003. While the blog ...

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