Monday, October 22, 2018

BC PRODUCTION SECTOR, NETFLIX UNVEIL NEW INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL SCREENWRITERS

Applications now open for the new Pacific Screenwriting Program’s Scripted Series Lab

JILLIAN TAMAKI’S BOUNDLESS WINS EISNER AWARD, WHICH RECOGNIZES ACHIEVEMENT IN COMIC BOOKS

Toronto comic creator Jillian Tamaki picked up her third Eisner Award — considered the Oscars of comics — at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con for her collection of graphic stories Boundless.

MARGARET ATWOOD IS THE 1ST WOMAN AND CANADIAN SELECTED FOR ADRIENNE CLARKSON PRIZE FOR...

Margaret Atwood will become the first woman and first Canadian to receive the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship when she formally accepts it on Sept. 26, 2018 in Toronto.

SINGER LIGHTS SIGNS CONTRACT FOR TV SERIES, GAMES INSPIRED BY HER COMIC BOOK

Storylines will be from the electropop songwriter's comic book series Skin & Earth

Canadian Author Kelly Oxford Accuses Ex-Husband Of Abuse, Claims He Threw A Phone At...

Kelly Oxford took to Instagram Monday to accuse her ex-husband of abuse.

TORONTO’S JOHN IRVING WINS LITERARY PEACE AWARD

The author of novels such as The World According to Garp and The Cider House Rules is this year’s winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE CANADA TO PUBLISH A NON FICTION WORK AND CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK...

A twenty-year pop culture columnist on CBC Radio, Jesse Wente is one of Canada's most prominent and recognizable Indigenous voices

Indigo Announces Free Shipping for All Books This Summer at Indigo.ca

Free shipping will apply to all books Indigo sells online, including audiobooks.

CANADA’S WALK OF FAME WANTS TO MOVE ITS STARS TO JOHN STREET

A proposal calls for the stars to move to John Street and build a new 'symbolic heart' for the attraction

MEDIA GROUPS SPEAK OUT ON CHARGES AGAINST ONTARIO JOURNALISTS ARRESTED ON THE JOB

Aylmer Express publisher John Hueston and his son, editor Brett Hueston, were arrested last year while trying to report on a vehicle crash on a road near Lake Erie

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