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SUMMER HOURS IN EFFECT

During the summer, Livres Canada Books’ offices close at 1 p.m. on Fridays. The summer schedule runs until Friday, August 29. Regular hours resume in September. We wish you all a great summer!

Export Expertise

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR WEBINAR ON EXPORTING TO FINLAND

With Finland slated to be the Guest of Honour at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the time is right to take a closer look at this growing market. Join FILI Director, Dr. Iris Schwanck, live from Helsinki on September 9, 2014 for a 90-minute webinar exploring the Finnish book market and its potential as an export market for your titles. Look for our invitation to register within the next few weeks.
 
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
 

SCOUTING MISSION TO TURKEY

We thank the national publishing associations (ACP, ACUP and ANEL) for their nominations of representative delegates for the upcoming Scouting Mission to Istanbul, Turkey, which will take place from November 8 to 12, 2014.  We will be contacting the delegates and naming the delegation in the coming weeks.
 

THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN: A GUIDE TO ONLINE EXPORT SALES AND DISTRIBUTION FOR CANADIAN PUBLISHERS IS NOW AVAILABLE

Download your copy of The Digital Supply Chain now! Written by Ashleigh Gardner, Head of Content, Publishing at Wattpad, The Digital Supply Chain: A Guide to Online Export Sales and Distribution for Canadian Publishers builds a practical foundation to allow publishers to take advantage of the digital opportunities in growing international markets.

The guide explains and recommends best practices for selling digital books outside of Canada, and includes sections on ensuring rights are accurately populated determining a pricing strategy, categorization codes, digital distribution, global retailers, and direct sales of ebooks. It also features an appendix of the main ebook retailers by country.
 
For more information, contact Manager, Digital Publishing and International Markets, Rebecca Ross, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 229.
 

MARKET GUIDES NOW AVAILABLE AS EBOOKS

Select market guides and reports on digital publishing are now available in the format of your choice. Download the PDF, the EPUB file or the MOBI file. All files are available for download when signed in as a member. Not sure how to login to our site? Contact Manager, Digital Publishing and International Markets, Rebecca Ross, by email.
 
Not a member? Market guides and digital reports are available for purchase. You will now be able to download the files as a PDF, EPUB or MOBI, all for the same price.
 
For more information, contact Manager, Digital Publishing and International Markets, Rebecca Ross, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 229.

Promotion

Rights Canada Fall 2014 Catalogue Available SOON

The Rights Canada catalogue will be distributed next month to our network of foreign rights buyers. We look forward to displaying the Fall 2014 edition, which includes 68 titles from 33 publishers, at the Beijing International Book Fair and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Thank you to all those who submitted a title to Rights Canada and congratulations to Rocky Mountain Books who won a free title by participating in our social media contest!
 
For more information, visit our website or contact Communications Officer, Émilie Delattre, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228.

Canada Stand

FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR: RESERVE YOUR SPACE!

The Canada Stand is rapidly filling up for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair but there is still one spot available. For those publishers already registered for Frankfurt, stand numbers will be sent out in July.
 
For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Priya Ramjuttun, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

LONDON BOOK FAIR: INVITATION COMING SOON

Keep an eye out for our London Book Fair invitation. The 2015 edition of the fair will take place at the new Olympia location from April 14–16, 2015.
 
For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Priya Ramjuttun, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.

Programs

2014–2015 FRMAP AND MENTORING APPLICATIONS

We thank all publishers who have submitted applications to the FRMAP and Mentoring - Funding Support programs for 2014–2015. Applicants will be advised in the coming weeks of their eligibility status. 2014–2015 FRMAP Claim and Activity Report forms are available on our website.
 
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.

Success Stories

ALICE EATS AT THE GOURMAND AWARDS

Alice Eats published by Whitecap Books and featured in the Spring 2014 Rights Canada catalogue, came in second at the Gourmand Awards in the Best Illustrations category! Congratulations!
 

ANNA CARRIES WATER NOMINATED FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE

Anna Carries Water published by Tradewind Books has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize, one of the richest literary awards in the world, with a prize of $50,000 bestowed annually to authors of fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature. The winners of the 2014 Kirkus Prize will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday, October 23, 2014, in Austin, Texas.

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Marché de la poésie
July 15, 2014
Seoul International Book Fair
July 22, 2014
Association of American University Presses Annual Meeting
July 24, 2014

American Library Association Annual Conference
August 1, 2014
Tokyo International Book Fair
August 7, 2014


Upcoming Book Fairs



American Association of Teachers of French Annual Meeting
19-22 July 2014
São Paulo Book Fair
21-31 August 2014
Beijing International Book Fair
27-31 August 2014


Next Newsletter: September 2, 2014


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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund at Canadian Heritage.
 
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