Whitney Moran

The mysterious industry: what editing has taught me


As an adult, I became fascinated with the book as a literary artifact and I decided that my mission in life was to help ensure there would always be books in the world. Through a combination of education, dedication, and networking, I landed myself a job as in-house editor at Nimbus Publishing

Sheri Fitch

Proust questionnaire: Sheree Fitch


Sheree Fitch has been delighting readers young and old with her lyrical whimsy for decades. Silly, funny and outrageous, Toes in My Nose is the book that launched Sheree Fitch’s career as Canada’s premiere nonsense poet. From Popcorn Pete and Mabel Murple to Zelba Zinnamon, Toes in My Nose includes some of the best-loved poems and characters in Canadian children’s literature

A writer’s press: Behind the scenes with Goose Lane Editions


Canada’s oldest independent publishing company celebrates its humble beginnings 60 years ago by going back to where it all began, with a chapbook In 1954, Fred Cogswell, a faculty member at the University of New Brunswick and editor of the university’s literary magazine, The Fiddlehead, responded to the death of literary publications by founding Fiddlehead Poetry Books. The fledgling publisher’s initial work, a mimeographed and stapled…