After a busy day on the assembly line, TRF staff sweep up their sawdust and reflect on how great authors are produced...

Glenda Leznoff awarded The Jonathan and Heather Berkowitz Prize!

June 25, 2016

Congratulations, Glenda! Winner of the the Jonathan & Heather Berkowitz Prize, at the first-ever Western Canada Jewish Books Awards!

Kate Blair’s TRANSFERRAL optioned for TV

June 2, 2016

Kate Blair’s debut novel, Transferral, has been optioned for TV by Temple Street Productions.

Andrew Kaufman’s THE TINY WIFE wins 2015 ReLit Award!

March 22, 2016

Andrew Kaufman’s THE TINY WIFE wins the 2015 ReLit Award

Book Addict asks Meaghan McIsaac about the secret to time travel.

March 20, 2016

THE BOYS OF FIRE AND ASH author talks about her new science fiction middle grade series, MOVERS.

North American rights to Andrew Wilmot’s THE DEATH SCENE ARTIST

March 17, 2016

North American rights to The Death Scene Artist sold to Buckrider Books/Wolsak & Wynn.

How Barbra Leslie and CRACKED found a home in London

March 8, 2016

On the importance of finding the right genre for your story and how the tastes of readers can vary drastically in different local markets.

IF HE HAD BEEN WITH ME ranked #3 on the NYTimes YA e-Bestseller list!

February 14, 2016

Congratulations, Laura! And to the entire If He Had Been With Me team at Sourcebooks on ranking #3 on the New York Times YA e-bestseller list for the week of January 31, 2016.

Marais’s ‘HUM’ Gets Louder At Putnam

February 13, 2016

Kerri Kolen at G.P. Putnam’s Sons took world rights to the debut novel by Bianca Marais, Hum If You Don’t Know the Words. The novel, which the publisher is calling a “South African The Secret Life of Bees,” is set in Johannesburg in 1976.

7 Ways to Promote Your Book

February 12, 2016

Writing a book is one thing, but finding readers for your work is a whole other ballgame. Learn 7 easy things you can do to help promote your books.

Two more Beck Nicholas YA romances for Harlequin Teen Australia!

February 10, 2016

Beck Nicholas’s next two YA novels sold to Harlequin Australia!

Why I’m a Kidlit Agent

February 8, 2016

Working in children’s literature is a different kind of business. Everyone who is in it just wants to publish great books for kids and inspire a love of reading. It’s a brilliant place to be.

How did I get here?

It all started at a publishing cabaret…

REBELLIOUS SPIRITS reviewed in The Spectator

February 5, 2016

Stephen Bayley reviews Ruth Ball’s Rebellious Spirits in The Spectator.