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Douglas & McIntyre Has Filed For Bankruptcy

Canadian book publishing company D&M Publishers has filed for bankruptcy. The company said in a statement: “It is D&M’s intention to carry on its operations during this restructuring process.”

Earlier this year, the company restructured its management. In July, the company’s co-founder Scott McIntyre stepped down from his role as CEO, though he has stayed on as a board member. At that time, Rob Sanders, who founded and built D&M’s Greystone imprint, was promoted to SVP, new business development, international and publisher-at-large, and Jesse Finkelstein was promoted from director of operations and publishing services to chief operating officer.

The Globe and Mail has more: “The Vancouver-based publisher, which publishes under three separate imprints including Douglas & McIntyre, Greystone Books and New Society Publishers, says it will be working with financial advisory services company the Bowra Group to locate an investor or purchaser for its assets.”
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New Children’s Books Editor at Raincoast

Raincoast Books, one of Canada’s leading independent publishers, has announced the addition of editor Tonya Martin to its children’s book publishing program. As Children’s Books Editor, Martin – a 20-year publishing industry veteran who spent much of her career at Scholastic – is responsible for acquiring and editing young adult fiction, juvenile fiction and non-fiction, and children’s picture books. “Raincoast’s children’s program is already thriving,” comments Associate Publisher Jesse Finkelstein. “By hiring someone with Tonya’s talent and expertise, we’re taking a great list and making it even stronger.”