Leigh Nash Named Publisher of House of Anansi Press

Leigh Nash has been named publisher of House of Anansi Press, effective April 19. 

Nash is currently publisher at Invisible Publishing and teaches book publishing in York University’s Professional Writing Department. Previously, she worked at Coach House Books. She was also a founding partner of editorial firm Re:word Communications and co-founder of chapbook press The Emergency Response Unit. She is past chair of eBOUND Canada’s board of directors and a past board member of the Association of Canadian Publishers and Canadian Women in the Literary Arts. 

“The experience, passion, and ethos that Leigh brings matches exactly the spirit of the staff at House of Anansi Press,” said president and acting publisher Al-Hillal. “I’m excited to have Leigh join us to shape the future editorial direction of the House and know that our authors and staff are going to enjoy working with her.”

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