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Jazz Cook

Membership Services Manager

Association of Canadian Publishers

Jazz Cook (they/them) is a mixed Indigiqueer Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) with British and French ancestry from Ahkwesáhsne, QC (Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne) and Cornwall, ON. They currently work as the Membership Services Manager at the Association of Canadian Publishers, the national voice of Canada’s independent English-language book publishers. They are also a member of and volunteer to the Indigenous Editors Association, which seeks to support Indigenous writers, editors, and publishing professionals, and ensure the respectful representation of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian publishing industry.


Diversity in Canadian Book Publishing: Findings from the 2022 baseline survey

Feb. 23, 2023

How has the face of the Canadian publishing industry changed over the past four years? Are we a more diverse sector than we were in 2018? Join representatives from the Association of Canadian Publishers as they discuss findings from the recent Canadian Book Publishing Diversity Baseline Survey, digging into data around race, gender, sexuality, salary, and more. This session will highlight where the publishing industry has improved in terms of diversity, what areas still need work, and how we as publishing professionals can continue to identify any challenges or opportunities for building inclusive workplaces.

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