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Livres Canada Books

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Office Closed for Easter Weekend

Please note that our offices will be closed on Good Friday, April 18, and Easter Monday, April 21. We will be open for business starting at 8:15 a.m. EST on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
 

Frankfurt 2017

Livres Canada Books will give a presentation on the Canada Guest of Honour at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair project, to Canadian Heritage on Thursday, April 3. The Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Juergen Boos, will also be in attendance. Stay tuned for more information.
 
Thank you for responding in such great numbers to our questionnaire on the feasibility of the project.

Export Expertise

Scouting Mission to Turkey

Livres Canada Books will be organizing a scouting mission to Turkey this year. The mission will include meetings with associations, publishers, agents and distributors as well as visits to bookstores and libraries. Guidelines and delegate nomination selection forms will be sent to ANEL, ACP and ACUP in the coming weeks.

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

Updated Market Guides Now Available

Part 2 and Part 3 of our three-part guide, Distribution and Sales in the US are now available. Part 2 is intended as an overview of book distribution and sales activity in the United States and provides information on the physical and digital distribution of books and ebooks within certain key markets. Part 3 focuses on key conferences and strategies for success. Part 1, published earlier this year, is also available on our website for download. All market guides are free for eligible FRMAP and Mentoring program recipients. Market guides are also available for purchase on our website.

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 Catalogue Available Online

The Spring 2014 edition of the Rights Canada catalogue was posted online in early March and sent to a network of 10,000 foreign rights buyers. Visit our website to download your copy and view the 68 titles from 28 Canadian publishers. Print copies of the catalogue were available at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and will also be available at the London Book Fair.
 
Connect with us via Twitter and Facebook for additional promotion of each title in the catalogue.
 
For more information, contact Communications Officer, Émilie Delattre, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228.
 

Canadian Studies Flyers Now Available

The 2014 digital edition of the Canadian Studies Flyers has been posted online and distribution had begun to our network of Canadianists, librarians, and academics from Canadian Studies Centres and Associations around the world. Visit our website to download your copy of the Flyers and view the 103 titles from 33 Canadian publishers.
 
The print versions of the Flyers will be available at the London Book Fair, the Beijing International Book Fair, and the Frankfurt Book Fair. It will also be distributed during Livres Canada Books 2014 scouting mission and at conferences of Canadian Studies Centres and Associations held this year.
 
For more information, contact Communications Officer, Émilie Delattre, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228.

Canada Stand

directory of canadian publishers at the london book fair is now available

Download the Livres Canada Books directory of Canadian publishers at the London Book Fair. Contact information for each publisher is included. See you in London!
 

Reception at the London Book Fair

Invitations have been sent out by email for the reception hosted by Livres Canada Books, on Tuesday April 8, at 5:30 p.m. on the Canada Stand, F500. The reception has been graciously sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation.
 

Registration for Beijing Is Now Open

Registration for the Canada Stand at the 2014 Beijing International Book Fair (August 27 to 31, 2014) is now open. The 2013 stand was busier than ever and attracted a number of potential Chinese partners. 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-language and cultural 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 translation into Mandarin of the “sell sheets” for 2 titles.
 
A pay-per-title option is available for publishers who are not at the fair in person. The deadline to register is Thursday, April 10, 2014.
 
For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Priya Ramjuttun, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

Frankfurt Book Fair: Reserve Your Space Soon!

The Canada Stand for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair is rapidly filling up, but there are still some spots available. Space is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early for the best spot. Prices start at $1,900 for the pied-à-terre option and $3,345 for a 2 × 2 m stand.
 
For more information, visit our website or contact Programs Officer, Priya Ramjuttun, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.

Programs

2014-15 FRMAP and Mentoring Application Deadlines: TODAY

The application deadline for FRMAP and the Mentoring - Funding Support program for 2014-15 is today, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Application guidelines and forms for both programs are available on our website.
 
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
 

Submit Your 2013-14 FRMAP Claims by April 14, 2014

Publishers eligible for FRMAP in 2013-14 are asked to submit claims for events and export sales trips taking place up to March 31, 2014 no later than Monday, April 14, 2014. Your cooperation is essential in helping us disburse contribution payments as soon as possible after the end of the financial year.
 
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
 

2013-14 Mentoring - Funding Support Final Reports Due May 2, 2014

The deadline to submit final reports for the Mentoring - Funding Support Program for 2013-14 is Friday, May 2, 2014. Guidelines and 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

Book Prizes for Between the Lines

Two books, published by Between the Lines and featured in our Canadian Studies Flyer, have been awarded book prizes. Unlikely Radicals: The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War by Charlie Angus has been awarded the 2013 Speaker's Book Award. Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal by David Austin won the 2014 Casa de las Américas prize. Congratulations!

Canadian Library Association's children’s book awards

The Canadian Library Association has announced the shortlists for its three annual children’s book awards: Book of the Year for Children Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Finalists were selected by member librarians from across the country and the winners will be announced the week of April 14, 2014.

Lambda Literary Awards

Congratulations to all the Canadian finalists of the 26th annual Lambda Literary Awards, which honours LGBT books published in 2013. The winners will be announced in New York on June 2, 2014.

2014 BC Book Prizes

Congratulations to all the finalists of the 2014 BC Book Prizes!

Share Your Success Stories

Have you negotiated a foreign rights or distribution deal recently? Have your titles been nominated for any awards? Have any big news you’d like to share?

If so, let us know and we will be happy to share the good news in our newsletter and also on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Send us an email.

From Our Blog


FRMAP Claim Deadlines


Claim and Activity Report forms available on our website

Salon du livre de Paris
April 14, 2014
Bologna Children’s Book Fair
April 14, 2014
Bangkok International Book Fair
 April 14, 2014



Upcoming Book Fairs



London Book Fair
April 8-10, 2014
Sarajevo Book Fair, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
April 17-22, 2014

Budapest International Book Festival, Budapest, Hungary
April 24-27, 2014
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
April 24-29, 2014

Next newsletter: May 6, 2014


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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund at Canadian Heritage.
 
Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier du gouvernement du Canada par l’entremise du Fonds du livre du Canada de Patrimoine canadien.
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