Interested in the Canadian publishing industry? Come meet industry titan, Amanda Betts.
Professor Matthew Bucemi is proud to present this keynote presentation and Q&A. Dr. Bucemi teaches book publishing in the Professional Writing program.
November 17, 2022
Light fare and refreshments to be served.
Amanda Betts is a senior editor for Knopf Canada, where she edits narrative non-fiction and upmarket and literary fiction. She’s particularly interested in memoir and a range of subjects including the natural world, psychology, history, and science. She is proud to have edited Canadian authors Lynne Kutsukake (The Translation of Love), John Mighton (All Things Being Equal: Why Math Is the Key to a Better World), Britt Wray (Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis) and George Elliott Clarke (Where Beauty Survived: An Africadian Memoir), as well as internationally acclaimed authors including Adam Weymouth (Kings of the Yukon), Maggie O’Farrell (The Marriage Portrait) and Ed Yong (An Immense World). She’s excited for the forthcoming publication of Camp Zero by Michelle Min Sterling, Message in a Bottle: Lessons from a Life at Sea in the Age of Plastic by Holly Hogan and The Art Thief: A True Story of a Monumental Crime Spree by Michael Finkel.