Tuesday, December 11, 2018

WELL ESTABLISHED BUT NOT WELL-OFF: CANADA’S AUTHORS STRUGGLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET, SAYS STUDY

Writers' Union of Canada survey says its members' incomes down by 27% from just 3 years ago

5 MEMORABLE THINGS MARGARET ATWOOD HAS TOLD US ABOUT HER CHILDHOOD

In her grade school days, she had a pet praying mantis and was once a semi-pro puppeteer

BELL MEDIA TAKES HOME 16 CANADIAN ONLINE PUBLISHING AWARDS

With 16 awards, Bell Media was the clear leader at the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Toronto, winning more awards than any other outlet.

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES’ MARILLA CUTHBERT’S BACK STORY WRITTEN BY KINDRED SPIRIT

Author Sarah McCoy is a lifelong Montgomery super-fan: even her dog is named Gilbert, after Anne’s beloved Gilbert Blythe.

JEFF LEMIRE’S SWEET TOOTH ORDERED TO PILOT AT HULU

Jeff Lemire is having a big week.

TORONTO-BASED ARTIST, JEFF LEMIRE, LANDS MOVIE AND TV DEAL FOR COMIC BOOK SERIES

The award-winning comic book series Black Hammer and its various spin-offs, created by Lemire and artist Dean Ormston, has been picked up for a TV and movie deal by Legendary Entertainment.

CHARLES FORAN AWARDED $50K WRITERS’ TRUST OF CANADA FELLOWSHIP

The fellowship is given to writers who have "demonstrated exceptional creative ability and outstanding promise."

WHAT WENT DOWN AT TORONTO LIFE’S ANNUAL MOST INFLUENTIAL PARTY LAST NIGHT

Last night, Toronto Life hosted a star-studded event to celebrate its annual list of the city’s most influential people.

GOVERNMENT FUNDS LIBRARY NETWORK SERVICE EXPANSION TO MAKE MORE PUBLISHED WORKS AVAILABLE IN FORMATS...

The project will make more published works accessible to people who read using alternative formats, such as braille, e-books, or audiobooks.

HOW STAN LEE CHANGED CANADIAN COMIC CREATOR TODD MCFARLANE’S LIFE WHEN HE WAS 16

The word "giant" just isn't big enough to encapsulate what Stan Lee meant to the world of comics, says Canadian comics creator Todd McFarlane.

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