Michelle MacAleese has many years’ editorial experience and has worked for some of Canada's leading traditional and hybrid publishing houses, including Penguin Random House Canada, ECW Press, and LifeTree Media. She now works at House of Anansi Press.

She edits fiction and non-fiction, specializing in literary fiction, creative non-fiction, memoir, practical non-fiction and self-help. In addition to achieving bestseller status, the books she has worked on have won the Toronto Book Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Quebec Writers' Federation Concordia University First Book Prize, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Award (silver medal), the Whistler Independent Book Award for non-fiction, the Leacock Medal for Humour, and the National Business Book Award.

Michelle has a BA in English Literature from Bishop’s University and studied publishing at Simon Fraser University and Ryerson University. She lives and works in Toronto.

*Michelle is not accepting freelance clients.

Contact: michelle @ michellemacaleese dot com