General inquiries:


Lesley - FacelessLESLEY FLETCHER, Executive Director

lesley (at) poets (dot) ca

Lesley Fletcher is a literature-obsessed graduate of the Creative Book Publishing Program at Humber College. She rejoins the LCP from the Retail Council of Canada (where she supported independent bookstores and publishers). In the past, Lesley has also worked as a freelance writer and editor, a bookseller, and a social media manager for self-published authors. Lesley spends an unusual amount of time reading, and cannot resist a bookstore, a library, or a dog.


NICOLE BREWER,  Administrative Director
nicole (at) poets (dot) ca

Nicole Brewer is a writer, editor, and micropress publisher from Toronto. In early 2014, she co-founded the organization words(on)pages, where for three years the collective worked to support, educate, and promote emerging writers in Canada. She is passionate about small press culture, emerging artists, boxing, and tea.



MADISON STONER, Communications Coordinator
madison (at) poets (dot) ca

Madison Stoner is a writer and community worker. She is interested in the ways that literature and storytelling connect us to and also create community.


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