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New Semester of A Literary Agent’s Guide to Getting Published at Uoft SCS!

September 26, 2018

Calling all writers! The Fall semester for our UofT SCS course on the business of publishing starts soon!

TRF Fall 2017 and Backlist rights catalogues

September 10, 2017

Just in time for the Frankfurt Book Fair! Download our Fall 2017 catalogue here (Adult and Children’s books) Download our Backlist catalogue here

Hum if You Don’t Know the Words

August 3, 2017

Congratulations for a fabulous review in O Magazine!

A Literary Agent’s Guide to Getting Published, UofT Course May 2017!

April 25, 2017

Sam Hiyate and Ali McDonald will be teaching A Literary Agent’s Guide to Getting Published at the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, beginning May 2017! With exclusive access to two agents from The Rights Factory, including one-on-one critiques, a query letter writing workshop, non-fiction proposal tutorial, copyright and contracts module, an overview of the […]

KCP Loft signs up Alisha Sevigny’s SUMMER CONSTELLATIONS!

March 7, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that Hunger Games editor Kate Egan has acquired Alisha Sevigny‘s stunning summer romance YA, Summer Constellations, for the fabulous new KCP Loft list! Following toe-curler Kissing Frogs, this heartfelt beach read will be publishing Spring 2018. Seventeen-year-old Julia Ducharme fights to save her family campground and lifelong home from a disreputable developer, finding an unlikely ally […]

Spring 2017 catalogue cover

TRF Spring 2017 and Backlist rights catalogues

Download our Spring 2017 rights catalogues here.

Jason Flores-Williams Is the Gonzo Lawyer Suing Denver

December 7, 2016

…from the writing to lawyering and the battles therein, a fair and in depth profile of mistakes made, lessons learned and where it needs to go in a serious time.

Michelle Kim’s debut Running Through Sprinklers

July 29, 2016

Read the announcement from Publishers Weekly


July 25, 2016

Co-author of TRUE NORTH Chris Johns’ A TASTE OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, a stunning profile of one of Canada’s most popular food and wine destinations featuring an exciting mix of travelogue, cookbook, guide book and narrative to Robert McCullough at Appetite by Random House Canada.

“Why Imogen Lloyd Webber Doesn’t Live Anywhere Near ‘Cats’”

July 19, 2016

Read the article with The New York Times here.


July 6, 2016 Editor-in-Chief Luke Gordon Field and Editor and Senior Writer Alex Huntley’s GLORIOUS AND/OR FREE, a hilarious, biting and entertaining stab at our national myths and legends — part mock history and part fake scrapbook — from The Beaverton: Canada’ s satirical online newspaper to Justin Stoller at Penguin Canada by Sam Hiyate at The Rights Factory for publication in […]

Carolyn O’Doherty’s debut REWIND gets a two-book deal!

June 25, 2016

We are incredibly excited to have found the perfect publishing home for Carolyn O’Doherty‘s debut REWIND with editor Mary Colgan at Boyds Mills Press! The preemptive two-book deal reflects Mary’s wonderful enthusiasm for the project, and her support for Carolyn’s bright literary future. We couldn’t be more thrilled. REWIND is a speculative YA that follows Alex […]