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Harper Collins Canada

Title: Harper Collins Canada
Category: Media & Entertainment
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Added on: Jun 16, 2012
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Harper Collins Canada is a publishing company which distributes books in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The company represents and distributes Smithsonian Books, Hyperion and ESPN Books, and America's Test Kitchen from the US and distributes Canadian publishers such as Douglas & McIntyre, House of Anansi Press, and McArthur & Company.

Harper Collins has divisions in the United Kingdom, United States, India, Australia, and New Zealand. In Canada, its main competitors are Penguin Group Canada, Coach House Books, and others.

Harper Collins Canada was established in 1989 with the merger between William Collins & Sons Canada, Ltd, a British publisher, and the US Harper & Row. Since then, then publisher has grown to become an award-winning and prestigious company, with strengths in spiritual and reference books, cookbooks, children’s books, non-fiction, commercial, and literary fiction. In 2006, the company was awarded the Libris Award for Publisher of the Year – for the 3rd time in 5 years. The use of creative marketing strategies such as groundbreaking trailers, promoted in movie cinemas, online, and elsewhere, has helped establish the company as an innovative promoter. The company has a nomination for the 2006 Marketer of the Year by Marketing Magazine and awards by the Canadian Marketing Association in 2006.

Harper Collins Canada publishes famous Canadian non-fiction and fiction authors such as George Elliott Clarke, Charlotte Gray, Lawrence Hill, Greg Hollingshead, and many others. The award-winning children’s list of Harper Collins Canada includes authors such as Tomson Highway, Arthur Slade, and others. The company publishes bestsellers, self-improvement books, women’s studies, travel and adventure books, and more. It offers a list of famous international authors to the Canadian public, in addition to Canadian authors. Among them are Isabel Allende, Louise Welsh, Melania Mazzucco, and many others. Readers can check the publisher’s site to find the most emailed and most viewed books.

Apart from books, Harper Collins publishes author interviews and author essays, featuring top authors and top books. The imprints of the company in Canada include Harper Trophy Canada, Harper Perennial Canada, Harper Collins Publishers, and more.
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