• May 17, 2022

    May 17, 2022

    A robust conversation about Indigenous editing, writing, and publishing. featuring Metis scholar Warren Cariou and Cree-Métis scholar Deanna Reder.

  • March 11, 2021

    March 11, 2021

    Recently, our MPub students had the chance to share their Magazine Media projects with industry professionals and classmates of the publishing community.

  • April 22, 2021

    April 22, 2021

    Dr. Greg Younging was a nationally and internationally renowned expert on Indigenous publishing and a tireless voice and advocate for raising Indigenous voices in Canada. In celebration of his work and his life, the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and the SFU School of Publishing are deeply honoured to launch The Greg Younging Conversation.

  • August 26, 2021

    August 26, 2021

    We launched the day with Ruth Linka, Associate Publisher at Orca Books; Adria Iwasutiak, Director of Publicity and Sales, Simon & Schuster Canada; Rob Firing, Literary Agent at Transatlantic, and Kevin Hanson to speak more about the future of publishing in acquisitions, publicity, contracts, rights, and agency. One advice for students who would like to work in marketing or communications is to make sure you are proficient with zoom.

  • August 11, 2021

    August 11, 2021

    Jane Friedman, co-founder of The Hot Sheet gave an exciting presentation on Publishing in a Pandemic: A Glimpse of Future Opportunities & Challenges. To recap the video presentation click here. One of the biggest surprises was that COVID has led to record sales in US print, with an 8.2% increase in sales. This growth was mainly driven by sales in children’s books, since parents wanted to keep their kids entertained and educated during lockdown.

  • August 09, 2021

    August 09, 2021

    We started the day with Stephen Collis, Poet and Professor at SFU; Kevin Hanson, President and Publisher at Simon & Schuster Canada to welcome our MPub students to the Emerging Leaders in Publishing Summit.