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Technical Operations Officer, Hansard Services, Legislative Assembly of BC

Posted by jray in Jobs, August 18th, 2014

Position Available Technical Operations Officer, Hansard Services, Legislative Assembly of BC Hansard-Job-Posting-Aug-2014 Application Deadline August 28  

New TA Posting PUB 101 Fall 2014

Posted by jray in Jobs, August 5th, 2014

The Publishing Program requires a TA for PUB 101: Publication of Self in Everyday Life Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 20 (noon) PUB 101 TA Posting Fall 2014 PUB TA TM Priority

Literary Press Group Internship

Posted by jray in Jobs, July 17th, 2014

July 23 Application Deadline Literary Press Group: Paid Internship 3.5 months: mid-August to end-of-November 2014 37.5 hours/week LiteraryPressGroupintern Please submit your cover letter and resume to Christen Thomas, Executive Director, christen@lpg.ca no later than July 23, 2014  

Caitlin Press Publishing Assistant Position; Application Deadline August 1

Posted by jray in Jobs, July 17th, 2014

Caitlin Press is seeking a publishing intern for a full time one-year contract. The intern will have a foundation or interest in publishing with a focus on new technologies, some basic production and publishing skills, and an interest in book production and editorial. However, managing the press’s technology program and data management will be a […]

MPub 2014 Reunion Events, Awards

Posted by John Maxwell in Announcements, June 18th, 2014

We’re very proud of the two MPub program reunion events—one in Toronto, one in Vancouver—marking the start of the program’s twentieth year. The two parties drew alumni from almost twenty years of the Master of Publishing program. To highlight the successes of our alums, Rowly Lorimer announced the winners of MPub 20th Anniversary Awards for outstanding […]

Publishing Sessional Instructor – TA/TM Vacancies Fall 2014

Posted by jray in Jobs, June 13th, 2014

Publishing Sessional Instructor – TA/TM Vacancies Fall 2014 The application deadline for ALL positions is Monday, June 30  PUB Sessional and TA TM Postings Fall 2014 (TA-TM Postings Pages 1 & 2 – Sessional Posting Page 3) PUB TA TM Priority  

Canada Summer Jobs: Circulation Assistant

Posted by jray in Jobs, June 9th, 2014

Canada Summer Jobs: Circulation Assistant, July 7-August 22, 2014; $11 per hour; 30 hours per week.  Applicants should send cover letters and resumes to sblom@tnq.ca by June 16th Job Description  The New Quarterly is an award-winning Canadian literary journal published out of St. Jerome’s University. The student hired will serve as an assistant to The […]

Coach House Books seeks Publishing Co-ordinator/Quartermaster

Posted by John Maxwell in Jobs, June 2nd, 2014

Our friends at Toronto’s Coach House Books write: Coach House Books is an independent literary press in Toronto. We publish fiction, poetry, drama and some nonfiction, and we print all our books in house. Our four-person ship is one crew member short; we’re looking for an enthusiastic quartermaster to come aboard! For more details, see […]

Summer internship at Appetite

Posted by jray in Jobs, May 27th, 2014

Summer internship at Appetite Appetite, the boutique lifestyle imprint of Random House with headquarters in Vancouver, is looking for an intern for summer 2014. Email your CV and brief cover note to Robert McCullough, Publisher: rmccullough@randomhouse.com

Going Zotero: A reflection on XML and interoperability

Posted by John Maxwell in Commentary, JMax, May 26th, 2014

When I was younger, and keen as hell about XML as the solution to everything, and working on my PhD, I wrote a bibliographic reference management system. This was circa 2002 or so, and I badly needed to procrastinate from working on my dissertation. There’s nothing like being productive on another project to make you feel good about putting […]

On Reading Digital Texts

Posted by John Maxwell in Commentary, JMax, May 8th, 2014

Over at Digital Pathways: Creating Digital Fiction with Kate Pullinger, I wrote a long-ish blog post on the experience of digital reading, and how we (publishing people) tend to underplay the experiential aspects of reading while we pursue the shorter-term advances of “digital” publishing. I end by appealing to publishers to look to writers and […]

Pandoc 1.12.4 released – Production people take note!

Posted by John Maxwell in Commentary, JMax, May 8th, 2014

On May 7th, John MacFarlane released Pandoc v1.12.4 – a significant update that includes many enhancements across the wide range of its reader and writer modules. For publishers, the key enhancement is the integration of a writer module for Adobe’s ICML. This allows Pandoc to effectively export to Adobe InDesign. Pandoc is a free, multi-purpose document conversion […]

PUB 355W Tutor Marker Vacancy Summer 2014

Posted by jray in Uncategorized, April 15th, 2014

SUMMER 2014 TUTOR-MARKER VACANCY PUB 355W – Online Marketing for Publishers Application Deadline Wednesday, April 23 PUB Tutor-Marker Posting 1144 PUB TA TM Priority  

Creating Digital Fiction with Kate Pullinger – New workshop in June, 2014!

Posted by snorman in Announcements, Workshops, April 2nd, 2014

Join us for this special week-long immersive writing/authoring workshop with award-winning author and digital fiction pioneer Kate Pullinger. Pathways is a unique learning opportunity aimed at writers who wish to explore digital fiction, developers who want to explore literary works, and publishers interested in new models for writing, reading, and collaborating in fiction. Click here […]

the Dance Current – Editor Posting

Posted by jray in Jobs, March 5th, 2014

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JOB POSTING: THE DANCE CURRENT Editor wanted Application Deadline: March 25, 2014 Start Date: April 7, 2014 Compensation: $25,000 annually City/Town: Toronto Term: Freelance Contract – Part-time   DanceCurrent-JobPostingEditor-2014

Director of the Press, Pacific Educational Press UBC

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 24th, 2014

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Director of the Press Vancouver, BC Description: The director is responsible for strategic and operational planning and management of all activities of the press and oversees the publication of works bearing the Pacific Educational Press imprint. Major duties include the following: Selects all works published by the press. Supervises editorial planning and acquisitions activities. Responsible […]

Senior Book Designer, Greystone Books Ltd.

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Apply before February 24, 2014 Position: Senior Book Designer, Greystone Books Ltd. Full time, salary position in Vancouver Railtown office Greystone Books, a Canadian trade book publisher, is looking for a book designer to work in an environment where visual quality has always been of the highest priority. Description: Design and/or oversee the design of […]

Editing Instructor Posting – Master of Publishing Program

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Publishing@SFU.ca is seeking to hire an editor whose primary responsibility will be to teach the master’s level course, Publishing 601: Theory and Practice of Editing. Applications should be sent by March 1, 2014, to: Rowland Lorimer, Director, Publishing program Lorimer@sfu.ca or Simon Fraser University 515 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC. V6B 5K3   Details -Master […]

Production Editor Greystone Books Ltd.

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Greystone Books is posting a position for a production editor. The position is temporary. Details - Production Editor Greystone Books

Digital Production Workshops 2014 Presented by eBOUND and the LPG

Posted by jray in Announcements, January 27th, 2014

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Digital Production Workshops 2014 Presented by eBOUND and the LPG eBOUND Canada and the Literary Press Group of Canada are partnering to deliver a series of Digital Production Workshops in Toronto and Vancouver. The Vancouver workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26th. Each workshop features practical, hands-on training sessions led by industry experts that are […]

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