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Major shift for the struggling publishing industry

simondardick 005.jpgThere's been a seismic shift in the publishing industry this past week,
and most of it looked dire.

D&M, which includes Douglas & McIntyre and Greystone Books has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Penguin and Random House are merging

This follows the demise of a couple of other Canadian publishers including McLelland and Stewart and Key Porter Books.

The Globe and Mail suggests we are seeing the failure of Canadian-owned independent publishing.

Simon Dardick, the co-publisher of Vehicule Press here in Montreal, begs to differ.

Listen to the interview: 

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