[November 27, 2020] The news this week that Bertelsmann / Penguin Random House plans to acquire Simon & Schuster is a threat to Canadian literary culture and the Canadian book industry.
The LPG is seeking a full-time contract Research & Marketing Assistant. This position, funded through Canada Summer Jobs, is for a youth interested in the publishing industry.
Due to COVID-19 emergency measures, LPG and LitDistCo staff are working remotely for the time being. We are here to serve members. Please see the contacts listed below and get in touch if you have questions, suggestions, or concerns.
The Literary Press Group of Canada (LPG), Canada’s national association of literary publishers, would like to congratulate Steven Guilbeault on being named Minister of Canadian Heritage.
Toronto, September 6, 2019 – Hazel Millar, Chair of the Literary Press Group of Canada (LPG), is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Rock Gaughan to the role of Executive Director, starting September 16, 2019.
Congratulations to Palimpsest Press and author Klara du Plessis who won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for Ekke, and to Coach House Books and author Tess Liem who won the Gerald Lampert Memo
The Atlantic Book Awards Pioneer Award was given to Newfoundland’s Tom Dawe. The Pioneer Award is given as a lifetime achievement award recognizing an individual’s exceptional contribution to the literary arts in Atlantic Canada.
Congratulations to Breakwater Books and author Susie Taylor who won the 2018 Lawrence Jackson Writers’ Award.