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Quill & Quire says goodbye to editor

Posted by Carla Maria Lucchetta on April 16, 2009

This is a sad but fitting tribute and loving article to Derek Weiler, Quill & Quire‘s editor who died earlier this week at the far-too-young age of 40.

Saying Goodbye

For those of you in Toronto who’d like to celebrate Derek’s life there is a gathering at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street  W., on Wednesday, April 29th at 8 pm.

Life is short, let the people in your life know you love them and appreciate them.


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Derek Weiler 1968-2009

Posted by Carla Maria Lucchetta on April 13, 2009

I woke up this morning to the tragic news that Derek Weiler had died. We in the Canadian book world know Derek as the excellent editor of Quill & Quire, our publishing industry bible. I’ve met him on a number of occasions, and pitched him stories over the years, but I didn’t know him personally. Many others did and anyway you look at it, it’s a terrible loss, at only 40 years of age.


Here are a couple of tributes with, I’m sure, many more to come.

Quillblog, Obituary

Farewell, Derek Weiler, Martin Levin, Globe Books


Steven Beattie‘s tribute

Author Emily Schultz’s thoughts via The Joyland Blog

A few words from Arsenalia

Derek’s friends, colleagues and family have gathered on this Facebook dedication page to share memories and photos.

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