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Annual General Meeting

The Livres Canada Books Board of Directors will hold a series of meetings, including the annual general meeting, on Tuesday, September 13th in Montréal.

Export Expertise

Market Guide on Exporting Academic and Scholarly Books Now Available

Download your copy of our new market guide Exporting Academic and Scholarly Books: A Guide for Canadian English-Language Publishers. Written by industry expert Peter Milroy, the report provides an overview of the global export market Canadian English-language academic and university presses. Designed for both new and experienced exporters alike, the report provides a greater understanding on the elements and methods of export for scholarly and academic books, as well as insight on important sales channels, key export territories and rights opportunities for Canadian publishers. Livres Canada Books anticipates publishing a companion guide for French-language publishers shortly.

The report is available free of charge to FRMAP and Mentoring program recipients. Log into the member sections of the Livres Canada Books website to get your copy. If you need help with your username or password, please contact Digital Publishing and International Markets Manager Lien De Nil by email.
 

Fellowship program for publishers interested in attending the Göteborg Book Fair

The Swedish Arts Council and Göteborg Book Fair provide a fellowship program for publishers interested in attending the Göteborg Book Fair. The application deadline is May 3. For more information, please see The Swedish Arts Council website and The Göteborg Book Fair website

Promotion

THE CANADIAN STUDIES COLLECTION IS AVAILABLE!

We are pleased to present the newly designed 2016 Canadian Studies Collection! We invite you to visit our website to download your copy and explore the reference material in the Canadian Studies field. The Collection will be distributed at the London Book Fair starting next week followed by the Frankfurt Book Fair and the scouting mission in Colombia in the fall. It will also be distributed at conferences of Canadian Studies Centres and Associations held this year. To receive a print copy of the catalogue or if you would like to distribute it in your networks, please contact Communications Officer Kristina Brazeau by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228.


RIGHTS CANADA TURNS 40!

Rights Canada celebrates its 40th year of publication in 2016. The spring edition is now available in print and online. Copies will be distributed at the Bologna Children's Book Fair and the London Book Fair. To keep up to date on the Canadian literary scene, please join the Rights Canada mailing list. Thanks to all those who submitted to Rights Canada; we are excited to promote such an exciting variety of titles! If you're interested in receiving print copies of the catalogue, please contact Communications Officer, Kristina Brazeau, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 228. 

Canada Stand

CANADIAN PUBLISHERS AT THE LONDON BOOK FAIR

Find out who will be attending the 2016 London Book Fair by downloading a copy of the Livres Canada Books directory of Canadian publishers. See you all in London! 
 

RECEPTION AT CANADA HOUSE in london 

The Canadian High Commission in London will host a reception for publishers on Monday April 11, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m at Canada House. The building boasts an impressive collection of Canadian art, and the new Queen Elizabeth Atrium. Private invitations have been sent out. If you are a Canadian publisher attending the London Book Fair, please contact Programs Officer, Olivia Robinson, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227 if you have not received an invitation. If you’re planning on attending this event, please be sure to bring photo ID.  
 

NETWORKING RECEPTION ON THE CANADA STAND in london 

Invitations have been sent out by email for the reception hosted by Livres Canada Books, on Tuesday April 12, at 5:30 p.m. on the Canada Stand, 6A100. The reception has been graciously sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation.
 

FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR: THE CANADA STAND IS ALMOST FULL!

There is still time to register for space on the Canada Stand at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair. If you are interested, please visit our website to learn more, or contact Programs Officer, Olivia Robinson, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227.
 

IMPORTANT - 2016–2017 FRMAP – TWO LONDON BOOK FAIRS

Please note that the next two editions of the London Book Fair will take place within the same fiscal year, of 2016-2017 (April 12-14, 2016 and March 14-16, 2017). If you plan to participate at both fairs and would like to submit a FRMAP claim for your participation, we remind you to include both editions in your 2016-2017 FRMAP file. To do so, please contact Olivia Robinson by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 227 and she will modify your file appropriately.

Programs

2016-2017 Revised FRMAP Guidelines

In order to meet the needs and expectations of publishers, Livres Canada Books has revised the $50 clause for sharing an accommodation. Please find the revised guidelines on our website.
 

SUBMIT YOUR 20152016 FRMAP CLAIMS APRIL 22, 2016 

Publishers eligible for FRMAP in 2015–2016 are asked to submit claims for events and export sales trips taking place up to March 31, 2016 no later than Friday, April 22, 2016. Your cooperation is essential in helping us disburse contribution payments as soon as possible after the end of the financial year.


2015–2016 MENTORING - FUNDING SUPPORT FINAL REPORTS DUE MAY 6, 2016

The deadline to submit final reports for the Mentoring - Funding Support Program for 2015–2016 is Friday, May 6, 2016. Guidelines and forms are available on our website.
 
For more information about Programs, please contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.

Success Stories

The OMG! series rights sold in France

It is with great pleasure that we have learned that Éditeurs réunis have recently sold the pocket book rights for the OMG! series by Catherine Bougault to Éditions Michel Lafon in France. The first title in the series should be out in November 2016. Congratulations!
 

Spotlight on New Brunswick authors 

The first edition of the New Brunswick Book Awards will showcase the authors and the New Brunswick writer’s community. Congratulations to all the Canadian publishers who have authors on the shortlists: Salmon Poetry, Cormorant Books, Signature Editions, NeWest Press, Goose Lane Editions and McGill-Queen’s University Press. The winners will be announced in Moncton April 27th.
 

BC Book Prices 2016: Canadian publishers triumph

Once again this year, independent Canadian books publishers swept away multiple nominations at the BC Book Prizes which will be held at the end of this month. Congratulations to all the nominees!
 

Groundwood Books wins award in Bologna

Groundwood Books has won the 2016 Bologna Best Children's Publisher of the year Prize for North America. Congratulations as well to Second Story Press and Kids Can Press for their nominations.
 

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.

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FRMAP Claim Deadlines



Digital Book World
09 April 2016
International Studies Association (ISA) (Annual Convention)
19 April 2016
Leipzig Book Fair
20 April 2016
Paris Book Fair
20 April 2016
Tunis International Book Fair
03 May 2016

Bologna Children's Book Fair
07 May 2016
London Book Fair
14 May 2016
British Association for Canadian Studies Annual Conference
23 May 2016
Geneva Books and Press Fair
01 June 2016


Upcoming Book Fairs



London Book Fair
12 - 14 April 2016
British Association for Canadian Studies Annual Conference
21 - 23 April 2016
Buenos Aires International Book Fair
21 April - 09 May 2016
Geneva Books and Press Fair
27 April - 01 May 2016
BookExpo America
11 - 13 May 2016

Book World Prague
12 - 15 May 2016
Thessaloniki International Book Fair
12 -15 May 2016
Turin International Book Fair
12 - 16 May 2016
Warsaw International Book Fair
19 - 22 May 2016

Next Newsletter: May 3, 2016


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