About the Author

Julie Wilson is a past publicist and Online Content Manager for House of Anansi Press where she worked for three years. A graduate of Humber College’s Creative Book Publishing Program, she lives and works in Toronto as a publishing consultant with clients that include Canadian Bookshelf, the CBC Book Club, and individual authors. She’s also an online marketing mentor with the Association of Canadian Publishers, providing daylong sessions in online initiatives, community-building, and social media strategies. Julie is the founder of the community blog and magazine, Book Madam & Associates, which discusses and critiques various elements of the publishing industry. There, Julie hosts the Book Madam Book Club, a monthly live chat with authors such as Sarah Selecky, Alexander MacLeod, Nick Crowe, Alissa York, Claudia Dey, and others.

A three-time finalist for Best Culture Blog at the Canadian Blog Awards, Seen Reading has been noted in local and national media. Wilson has appeared on CBC’s “Here and Now” and “Q” and Seen Reading, the online movement, has enjoyed coverage in Maclean’s, National Post, Globe and Mail, Geist, and Quill & Quire, among others, earning Wilson the moniker “Gossip Girl of the Book World.”

Posted on October 30, 2015