Sarah MacLachlan is the publisher of House of Anansi Press, the most important independent publishing house in Canada that publishes, among others, Margret Atwood‘s books. Sarah has worked in publishing for over 25 years. From her beginnings in the publicity department of Oxford University Press in Toronto, she moved to Publicity and Marketing at Little Brown. After a stint as head of the distribution company Publishers Group West, she was hired in 2003 as President of the legendary literary publisher, House of Anansi Press; she’s now Publisher of Anansi. She lives in Toronto with her husband, the author a journalist Noah Richler.