Laura Chapnick is Marketing Director at House of Anansi Press and Groundwood Books. She started her career in fashion journalism and developed a long-standing interest in brand development and beautiful design. After completing an M.A. in Literatures of Modernity at Ryerson University, she moved her focus to book publishing. Since then, she has spent time in various roles in marketing and publicity at Penguin Random House Canada, House of Anansi Press, and Groundwood Books. She also sits on the Ontario Creates industry advisory committee for the book publishing sector.