HarperCollinsCanada announced today it has signed ChiZine Publications as a sales and distribution client. HarperCollinsCanada will carry out all trade sales and distribution in Canada, as well as handle global digital distribution for the company.
“We are delighted to have such a quality publisher working with us,” said Leo MacDonald, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at HarperCollinsCanada. ChiZine’s reputation in the Fantasy and SF genre is second to none.”
“We’re incredibly excited to be entering into this distribution deal with HarperCollinsCanada,” said Sandra Kasturi, co-publisher with Brett Savory at ChiZine. “Our titles fill a particular niche on their list, and HarperCollinsCanada’s size and reach gives us increased exposure in the Canadian market, so it’s win-win for everyone. We can’t wait to get to work with them.”
ChiZine Publications (CZP) is a World Fantasy Award-nominated independent publisher of surreal, subtle, and disturbing dark literary fiction hand-picked by Brett Alexander Savory and Sandra Kasturi, Bram Stoker Award-winning editors of ChiZine: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words.
HarperCollinsCanada publishes fiction, non-fiction, and books for children, as well as religious and reference books. HarperCollins imprints in Canada include HarperCollins, HarperPerennial, HarperTrophyCanada, Collins, and Phyllis Bruce Books. These imprints publish many of Canada’s finest writers, including Emma Donoghue, Lawrence Hill, Dianne Warren, and Richard B. Wright, as well as writers from around the world, such as Hilary Mantel, Richard Ford, Lionel Shriver, Marilynne Robinson, and Kate Grenville.