Room on The FOLD Panel: Publishing (More) Diverse Canadian Stories

Location: PAMA Council Chambers
Date: May 7, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm

From acquisition to acquired reading, industry professionals Anita Chong (Penguin-Random House), Barbara Howson (House of Anansi), Kat Motosune (James Lorimer & Company), Rachel Thompson (Room Magazine), Bianca Spence (OMDC), and Susan Travis (Scholastic Books) discuss ways to improve access to diverse, Canadian stories at home and beyond Canadian borders. Animated by Leonicka Valcius, this session is designed for industry professionals and will feature a panel discussion followed by a Q and A that focuses on forward-thinking strategies for enhancing the access to and availability of diverse Canadian stories. Sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation in partnership with the Ontario Book Publishers Organization.

For more information and to register for this don't-miss event, visit thefold.org.

 

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