October 2020 Virtual Book Fair

The WBRA will be hosting an inaugural October Book Fair  from October 19 to 23! Please register at the Eventbrite link here.

We’ll be providing all the Zoom, catalogue, and recording links on the event page you will have access to after registration, rather than sending out multiple rounds of emails, so please register as either an Attendee or an Exhibitor.

Here is our current schedule:

Monday, October 19, 2020

12:15 – 12:25 Kathleen Williams – Login Canada
12:30 – 1:55 Joedi Dunn – Simon & Schuster
2:00 – 4:00 Heather Read – Read & Co Books (2:00 bookseller specials, overview, and Adult presentation, 3:00:  Kids presentation, 3:30 best of current and selling books)
4:00 – 5:00 Happy Hour

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

1:00 – 1:25 Jen Cameron – Orca Book Publishers
1:30 – 1:55 Megan Ferguson – Harbour Publishing/D&M
2:00 – 2:25 Nancy Wise – Sandhill Book Marketing & Ann Doyon – Theytus Books (TBC)
2:30 – 2:55 Louis Anctil – Midtown Press, Pajama Press, etc.
3:00 – 4:00 John Walls – HGD

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

11:00 – 12:30 Megan Radford – Penguin Random House
12:30 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:25 Carol Greenwood – Penguin Random House Canada (1:00-2:00 adult, 2:00-2:30 children)
2:30 – 4:00 Jennifer Fyffe – Penguin Random House Canada

Thursday, October 22, 2020

11:30 – 11:55 Darryl Scott – Thomas Allen
12:00 – 1:25 Susan Travis – Scholastic
1:30 – 2:00 Coffee Break
2:00 – 2:25 Jessica Kaplan – Granville Island Publishing
2:30 – 4:00 Sandy Cooper – HarperCollins

Friday, October 23, 2020

12:00 – 1:25 Iolanda Millar – Canadian Manda Group
1:30 – 2:25 Kate Condon-Moriarty – Canadian Manda Group
2:30 – 3:30 Dani Farmer – Ampersand