BookCamp Organizers

The organizing committee for BookCamp Halifax 2013 consists of the following talented and slightly off-kilter individuals:

Alison Delory (Media Relations)

alison_headshotAlison is a freelance journalist, editor, and part-time writing instructor at Mount Saint Vincent University. She enjoys all forms of creative and nonfiction writing. Her children’s novel, Lunar Lifter, was published in 2012. Visit Alison at her own webite, alisondelory.com

Follow Alison on Twitter at @aldelory

Colleen McKie (Media Relations)

colleen_headshotColleen runs Fierce Ink Press with her business partner Kimberly Walsh. Before starting Fierce Ink, Colleen was a book blogger for four years. When not working on books or reading books or thinking about books, she’s busy taking care of the zillions of animals that own her.

Follow Colleen on Twitter at @Lavender_Lines
Follow Fierce Ink Press on Twitter at @FierceInkPress

Carol Moreira (Food)

carol_headshotCarol Moreira writes Young Adult fiction (Charged, James Lorimer, 2008 and Membrane, Fierce Ink Press, 2013). She also writes and edits for many magazines and publications, especially www.entrevestor.com and Celtic Life International. Visit Carol’s own site at carolmoreiraauthor.com.

Follow Carol on Twitter at @carolannmoreira

Whitney Moran (Programming)

whitney_headshotWhitney is a born-and-raised Nova Scotian who works as an editor for Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press in Halifax and writes for numerous local publications, including The Coast, Atlantic Books Today, and Halifax Magazine. She enjoys coffee, libraries, and writing letters. Visit her at whitneymoran.ca.

Follow Whitney on Twitter at @whitneyemoran

Eric Rountree (Website, Tech)

eric_headshotEric is a book lover, writer, former bookstore employee, and co-organizer of previous incarnations of BookCamp Halifax. He was born and raised in Halifax, lived in Ontario for a few years, and came back. He currently works for a bank, blogs intermittently, and is nearly finished his first novel. He rants about stuff at faltarego.com.

Follow Eric on Twitter at @faltarego.

Sarah Sawler (Volunteer Coordination)

sarah_headshotSarah is a Halifax journalist, web writer, and blogger. Her work has appeared in a variety of Canadian magazines, including Atlantic Business Magazine, East Coast Living, and  Quill & Quire.

Follow Sarah on Twitter at @SarahSawler

Anne Verge (Sponsorship)

Anne VergeAnne is a digital strategist, designer, and renaissance girl. Formerly the digital marketing coordinator at Nimbus Publishing, she has created over two-hundred ebooks, and owns more physical books than is probably healthy. You can find her at her website and design portfolio.

Follow Anne on Twitter at @anneverge

Kimberly Walsh (Programming)

kimberly_headshotKimberly is a publishing label executive at Fierce Ink Press. Her past experience includes five years as an associate producer (social media & online community) at CBC Books and Canada Reads. She is a freelance communications strategist with an emphasis on digital properties. Her clients have included: Brick Books, Nimbus Publishing & Vagrant Press, Atlantic Book Awards, and Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association.

Follow Kimberly on Twitter at @AliasGrace
Follow Fierce Ink Press on Twitter at @FierceInkPress