Academic Writers, Meet Your Non-Academic Publishers

When and Where

Friday, February 23, 2024 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
JHB 100
Jackman Humanities Building
170 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8


Join our panelists to learn more about the trade publishing process, from pitching an idea to editors to seeing your book published and reaching general interest readers. We will discuss many genres, including popular histories, essays, poetry, memoir, and more.


  • Jim Gifford, Executive Editor, Simon & Schuster
  • Jennifer Knoch, Senior Editor, ECW Press
  • Meghan Macdonald, Manager of Publishing Operations, Dundurn Press
  • Douglas Richmond, Editorial Director, House of Anansi Press
  • Alana Wilcox, Editorial Director, Coach House Books

Light refreshments will be served after the event so please register.



Jackman Humanities Institute


170 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8