Heidi Waechtler

Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia

Heidi Waechtler is the Executive Director of the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia, which works to support the long-term health and success of the Canadian-owned book industry in British Columbia. She was previously the Managing Editor at Coach House Books in Toronto, where she was engaged in all aspects of the company’s publishing program, including editorial, production, sales and marketing and digital publishing. Heidi completed the coursework in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Master of Publishing program and an editorial internship at McClelland & Stewart. She holds a BA in English literature from the University of British Columbia and a Certificate in Editing from SFU.

Sessions: Reaching Young Readers