February 23, 2023
"Capturing Lightning in a Bottle" Naseem Hrab on the Magic of Kids Can Press Turning 50
Naseem Hrab is one of the definitive "how does she do it?" people in Canadian publishing: a Governor General's Literary Award-winning writer for young people and former librarian, she also serves as Kids ...
November 04, 2021
"Who Were We, and Why Did We Live?" Diane Schoemperlen on Editing the 50th Edition of Best Canadian Stories
Diane Schoemperlen knows a thing or two about short fiction. The acclaimed Kingston-based author, who has been honoured with prizes including the prestigious Engel Findley and Matt Cohen Awards from the ...
November 26, 2018
Groundwood Books Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Children's Publishing
In Canada, Groundwood Books is synonymous with the highest quality books for young readers. Their track record is studded with innumerable awards (including the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher ...
October 10, 2017
Open Book Celebrates Our 10th Anniversary: What We Love About Ontario
It's been 10 incredible years of covering Canadian, and especially Ontario, literature here at Open Book. Our site has changed dramatically over time, and we've had some amazing writers as part of our ...