[November 27, 2020] The news this week that Bertelsmann / Penguin Random House plans to acquire Simon & Schuster is a threat to Canadian literary culture and the Canadian book industry.

The LPG is seeking a full-time contract Research & Marketing Assistant. This position, funded through Canada Summer Jobs, is for a youth interested in the publishing industry.

Due to COVID-19 emergency measures, LPG and LitDistCo staff are working remotely for the time being. We are here to serve members. Please see the contacts listed below and get in touch if you have questions, suggestions, or concerns.

The Literary Press Group of Canada (LPG), Canada’s national association of literary publishers, would like to congratulate Steven Guilbeault on being named Minister of Canadian Heritage.