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Heritage Group of Publishers
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Heritage Group of Publishers, a book publishing enterprise comprising Heritage House Publishing, TouchWood Editions, Brindle & Glass and Rocky Mountain Books and the distribution entity Heritage Group Distribution, is committed to publishing and promoting distinctive works by Canadian authors.

Staff & Board


Executive Director

Heidi Waechtler

Executive Assistant

Natalie Hawryshkewich

2016 ABPBC Executive Board


Kevin Williams, Talonbooks

First Vice-President

Jen Gauthier, Greystone Books


Brian Lam, Arsenal Pulp Press


Vici Johnstone, Caitlin Press

Member at Large

Karen Green, Anvil Press

Member at Large

Nadine Pedersen, UBC Press

Member at Large

Melissa Pitts, UBC Press

Member at Large

Randal Macnair, Oolichan Books

Member at Large

Ron Hatch, Ronsdale Press

Past President

Ruth Linka, Orca Book Publishers