Douglas Gibson worked as an editor and publisher from 1968 until he retired from McClelland & Stewart in 2007. His Douglas Gibson Books was Canada’s first editorial imprint, and lives on. He published his first memoir, Stories About Storytellers, in 2011. He travels widely from his Toronto base, and this book will produce a new show.
We're anticipating that March Break-life next week with a printable colouring sheet of parts-of-speech bookplates – for kids and kids-at-heart alike.
Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful for a spate of literary events and festivals (five!) to go to this week.
Were it not for the Irish Loop Festival in Ferryland, NL, we'd have an Ontario sweep of literary events this week! Don't forget to let us know what's going on in your area.
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Holy festivals, generic superhero-man! Denman Island, BC, Moose Jaw, SK, and Lakefield, ON, all have festivals with amazing literary lineups this week.
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Douglas Gibson has spent most of his adult life as an editor and publisher in Canada. He coaxed modern classics out of some of Canada’s finest minds and took great joy in discovering wonderful stories. He first began to share some of his personal experiences in his 2011 memoir, ... Read more
We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
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