What’s Wrong with Rosalind?

October 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing, Featured

Brian Fawcett can see a few things wrong with Sue Swan’s attempt to create another writing prize…

Long Form Thinking

July 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Book Publishing, Featured

Gordon Lockheed introduces a new term into his series about the book publishing industry crisis.

What To Do With the Writers’ Union of Canada

June 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Book Publishing, Featured

Brian Fawcett goes to the Writers’ Union of Canada AGM and doesn’t find it relevant or much fun

Book Prizes and Education

May 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing, Featured

Jean Baird files a think piece about the how Canadian writing is no longer taught in our secondary and middle schools and why it happened.

What’s Threatening Book Publishing in Canada?

May 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Book Publishing, Featured

Gordon Lockheed looks at the deep structure of the book publishing malaise, offers some provisional solutions, but sees a deeper threat emerging

Prize Culture, David Suzuki, and Writers’ Trust

March 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing, Featured

Gordon Lockheed has some leading questions about book prizes, what the Writers’ Trust is about, and why David Suzuki was given a prize for lifetime achievement as a writer..

The book publishers’ crisis

November 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Book Publishing, Featured

A look at the book biz, from prizes to marketing and back again.

On the absence of hatchet-work amongst Canada’s Book Reviewers

February 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing

Brian Fawcett takes exception to Martin Levin’s characterization of Canadian book reviewers as lacking venom. He thinks Levin is part of the cause.

Against Ludditism: Or, Why the Electronic Book is a Good Idea

May 14, 2007 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing

Max
Fawcett discusses the future of the electronic book and the dangers inherent in
the literary establishment's approach to dealing with it.

Canceling Imprint

March 11, 2005 by  
Filed under Articles, Book Publishing

Gordon Lockheed has a few questions about a public television network cancelling English language television’s longest-running book show.

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