Léonicka Valcius is a Toronto-based publishing professional who advocates for equity and inclusion in Canadian publishing and literature. She is the Chair of the Festival of Literary Diversity’s Board of Directors and is the founder of #DiverseCanLit. She previously worked at Scholastic Book Fairs as a book buyer and marketer and at Penguin Random House Canada as part of the Online and Digital Sales team. She is currently an Assistant Agent at Transatlantic Agency. Follow her work at leonicka.com and on Twitter at @leonicka.