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Martha Sharpe

Owner, Flying Books

Martha Sharpe is the owner of Flying Books, a tiny chain of tiny bookshops nestled inside four different businesses in downtown Toronto. She also recently founded the Flying Books School of Reading & Writing, is a consultant for Audible.ca, and is on the editorial board of Brick Magazine. As publisher of House of Anansi Press and editorial director of Simon & Schuster Canada, she acquired and edited the work of many acclaimed and bestselling Canadian and international authors.

Martha's Sessions

Panel: Retailers Bridging the Digital Divide

Auditorium Rooms A, B & C
Join a panel of bookselling professionals from across the country to discuss the pressing issues affecting the trade in 2018, including drawing increasingly digital-minded customers to a bricks-and-mortar experience, engaging with publisher suppliers in new and innovative ways, and testing new models for retail. Moderated by Serah-Marie McMahon.
TF: Bookselling
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