Toronto-based Cormorant Books is launching a Children's and Young Adult's imprint, Dancing Cat Books, which will focus on literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry for young adults and middle grades. It will also publish picture books.
Dancing Cat will publish eight books in 2011 and 10 the next year. Cormorant is a respected small press with a good record of publishing first books by authors.
Gail Winskill, publisher of Dancing Cat books, is an industry veteran with 30 years experience with companies such as Scholastic Canada and Penguin Group (Canada).
Cormorant also announced the creation of a new poetry line that will publish four books of poetry a year beginning in spring 2011.