2019 Jim Douglas Lecture: Dominique Raccah of Sourcebooks

Dominique Raccah

SFU Publishing is extremely pleased to announce that Dominique Raccah, the awarding-winning entrepreneurial Publisher and CEO of Sourcebooks, is the Jim Douglas Lecturer for 2019. Sourcebooks is America’s largest woman-owned book publisher as well the largest trade book publisher in Chicago.

September 25, 2019 @ 7 pm
Room 1400 – SFU Harbour Centre
Email pubworks@sfu.ca to reserve a free seat

Dominique founded Sourcebooks from her home in 1987. Originally a source of financial information for bankers, Dominique has lead a continuously growing, pioneering general book publishing house that happily produces everything from adult and teen fiction, to top titles in children’s books, to baby names and college guides.

The publisher has created scores of New York Times bestsellers, hundreds of national bestsellers, and #1 selling titles in perennial categories. Sourcebooks today has over 140 employees, publishes more than 350 new titles each year, and is proud to be one of the top book publishers in America. Dominique has been widely recognized as a leader in innovation in book publishing – Sourcebooks has won every innovation award that the industry gives – as well as in the field itself, being named Publishers Weekly Person of the Year in 2016.

Dominique is deeply interested in expanding readership, creating a world of readers, and connecting authors and readers in new ways. An inspiring and passionate presenter, Dominique will speak about innovation in publishing, the future of book publishing and entrepreneurship, and women in the publishing industry.

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