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Welcome Natalie!

We are pleased to announce that Natalie McMullen has joined the team as Programs Officer while Priya Ramjuttun is on maternity leave. You can reach Natalie by email at nmcmullen@livrescanadabooks.com or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

Office Closed for Family Day 2014

Please note that our offices will be closed on Monday February 16, 2015 for Family Day.
 

Board of Directors Meeting in Toronto

The next meeting of Livres Canada Books' Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Toronto.

Export Expertise

Last chance to register: don’t miss your opportunity to learn about the  MEXICAN BOOK MARKET!

With Mexico the Market Focus of the 2015 London Book Fair in April, the time is right to take a closer look at this growing market. Livres Canada Books is offering a webinar on the Mexican book market this Thursday, February 5th at 1 pm ET. (Please note: the French webinar will take place tomorrow, February 4th at 1 pm ET).
 
Host, Piedad Saenz, founder of Ladybooks Rights Agency, will present her vast and diverse experience in marketing, business development, contract negotiation and rights to explore the ins and outs of the Mexican market in depth. The cost is $50 per participant. Visit our website for details. 

For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.

Promotion

CANADIAN STUDIES COLLECTION and rights Canada catalogue are in production

Production is currently underway for two of Livres Canada Books’ collective publications! Rights Canada has grown with 74 unique titles from 28 Canadian publishers to be included in the spring 2015 edition. The 2015 Canadian Studies Collection features 26 publishers with 83 titles on Canadian subjects to be promoted to Canadian Studies associations worldwide. A big thank you to all who contributed their titles!

For more information, contact Communications Officer, Claire Farley, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228.

Canada Stand

TD BANK GROUP will offer a reception in bologna

Join us in downtown Bologna on Monday, March 30th for a celebration of Canadian Children’s publishing generously sponsored by TD Bank Group and organised by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre and Livres Canada Books. Keep an eye on your inbox for invitations! 

For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
 

CONSOLIDATED SHIPPING FOR BOLOGNA

Livres Canada Books is organising a combined shipment to the 2015 Bologna Children’s Book Fair for publishers with shipments weighing less than 100 kg exclusively through Panalpina’s Toronto warehouse only. The deadline to send your shipment to Panalpina Toronto is March 2, 2015.
 
For more information, contact Programs Officer, Natalie McMullen, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR: RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY!

There are still spots available on the Canada Stand at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair. Prices start at $1,900 for the pied-à-terre option and $3,325 for a 2 × 2 m stand. Space is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis; book early for the best spot.

For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Natalie McMullen, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

REGISTRATION FOR BEIJING IS NOW OPEN 

Registration for the Canada Stand at the 2015 Beijing International Book Fair (August 26 - 30) is now open. Livres Canada Books supports publishers on the Stand by providing an interpreter and promotional tools, including a Mandarin-English directory of Canadian exhibitors at the Fair and the Rights Canada catalogue. The exhibitor package also includes the services of a Chinese publishing advisor who will provide publishers with an analysis of the potential of their titles for the Chinese market, assistance in scheduling meetings with Chinese colleagues before the fair, and a Mandarin translation of the “sell sheets” for two titles.
 
A pay-per-title option is available for publishers who can’t attend the fair in person. The deadline to register is Monday, March 30, 2015.

For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Natalie McMullen, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.

Programs

2015-2016 FRMAP, MENTORING - FUNDING SUPPORT GUIDELINES AND FORMS AVAILABLE

Application guidelines and forms for FRMAP and the Mentoring - Funding Support program for 2015-2016 are available on our website. The application deadline for both programs is April 1, 2015. 

For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
 

2014-2015 MENTORING - FUNDING SUPPORT FINAL REPORTS

Guidelines and forms will be sent to publishers this month to assist in preparing final reports under the Mentoring - Funding Support Program for 2014-2015. The deadline to submit reports is Friday, May 1, 2015. 

For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.

Success Stories

canadian titles recognized at digital book awards

The Digital Book Awards recognise innovation and excellence in all aspects of digital book publishing, and Canadian publishers are among the best! Kids Can Press’s award-winning picture book Virginia Wolf, written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, was named Best Fixed Format/Enhanced Ebook for Children. Second Story Press was a finalist in the Flowable Ebook: Children category for their book, Severn Suzuki and the Day She Silenced the World, written by Janey Wilson and produced by Laura Brady.
 
Congratulations to these innovative publishers!
 

Tradewind Books’ Anna Carries Water recognized by New York Public Library

The New York Public Library has selected Tradewind Books’ title Anna Carries Water for their 2014 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing list.
 
Many congratulations to Tradewind Books, and to author Olive Senior and illustrator Laura James!
 

Film rights sold for Éditions Sylvain Harvey’s the legend of lezardo da vinci

Éditions Sylvain Harvey has announced the acquisition of international film rights for the first two volumes of the series The Legend of LEZARDO DA VINCI (Daniel L. Moisan) by the production house Vélocité International. Fascinated by the historical universe developed by the author and the multiplatform opportunities posed by the LEZARDO DA VINCI series, the production company will adapt the work to the screen.
 
Congratulations Sylvain Harvey; we look forward to meeting LEZARDO on screen! 
 

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American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Chicago
5 March 2015
Cairo International Book Fair
14 March 2015
Jerusalem International
Book Fair
14 March 2014
Tapei International Book
Exhibition 
18 March 2015
New Delhi World Book Fair
24 March 2015
Vilnius International Book Fair
24 March 2015

Brussels Book Fair
12 April 2015
Leipzig Book Fair
12 April 2015
Salon du Livre de Paris
21 April 2015
Bologna Children's Book Fair
22 April 2015


Upcoming Book Fairs



Jerusalem International
Book Fair
8 - 11 February 2015
Tapei International Book
Exhibition 
11- 16 February 2015
New Delhi World Book Fair
14 - 22 February 2015
Vilnius International Book Fair
19 - 22 February 2015

Brussels Book Fair
26 Feb - 02 Mar 2015
Leipzig Book Fair
12 - 15 March 2015
Salon du Livre de Paris
20 - 23 March 2015
Bologna Children's Book Fair
30 Mar - 02 Apr 2015

Next Newsletter: March 3, 2015


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