Reflections on publishing during a pandemic

Collectively, the Page Two team has experienced some tough times in book publishing. It’s a precarious industry that’s gone through a lot of transformation and upheaval in recent years. But nothing could have prepared us for what 2020 had in store.

Page Two designs honored at 2019 Alcuin Awards

Since 1981, the Alcuin Society has dedicated itself to the promotion and appreciation of beautifully designed Canadian books. They also sponsor the only national book design awards in the country—and our Creative Director Peter Cocking recently took home two of them.

3 new releases climb the charts

There’s no greater rush than sending a beautiful, impactful book out into the world and knowing it has the potential to change people’s lives. Having that same book gain traction and resonate with readers far and wide makes the publishing experience that much sweeter.

It’s Page Two’s seventh birthday!

Join us in wishing a very happy birthday to Page Two!

As of October 3, we’re seven years old—and what a busy seven years it has been. We’ve grown from the brainchild of co-founders Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White to a team of eighteen talented staff and freelancers, and worked with countless brilliant authors along the way.

Gabrielle Narsted promoted to Director of Operations

We are pleased to announce that Gabrielle Narsted has been promoted to Director of Operations. In this role, Gabi will implement and manage systems improvements, as well as help lead corporate operations. She will also continue to handle project management for some books and authors working with authors.

Amanda Lewis wins 2020 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence

Page Two is thrilled to announce that our editorial director, Amanda Lewis, has won the prestigious 2020 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence.

This $2,000 award, presented by Editors Canada, recognizes an exceptional editor who played an important role on a project published in the 2019 calendar year.

Amanda Lewis makes Tom Fairley Award shortlist

We are thrilled to announce that our editorial director, Amanda Lewis, has been shortlisted for Editors Canada’s prestigious 2020 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence.

The Tom Fairley Award is presented annually to an exceptional editor who played an important role in the success of a project completed in English or French.

March 18 Open Office Hour with editor Amanda Lewis

Page Two’s editorial director, Amanda Lewis, is hosting an open office hour by Zoom on March 18 for all you stuck-at-home writers and aspiring writers out there. Bring your questions about everything from writing to publishing and everything in between.