Amanda Lewis (online)

Hosted at CMVan | Biophilia | Zoom

part of a series on Biophilia

About the speaker

Amanda Lewis is an award-winning editor, author,
& sustainability advocate.

Amanda helps writers build their body of work. She is currently Editorial Director at Page Two, a publishing house in Vancouver that collaborates with individuals and organizations around the world to produce quality non-fiction and children’s books. Previously, she was Editor and Associate Managing Editor at the Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group at Penguin Random House Canada in Toronto for eight years. She has worked with authors including Naomi Klein, Gary Barwin, John Vaillant, Michael Bungay Stanier, and Kate Harris, and edited posthumous collections by Jane Jacobs and Carol Shields. Amanda is also co-founder and Literary Director of The Reading Line, a unique literary festival on two wheels. A writer herself, Amanda is currently working on her debut book, a memoir about searching for the largest trees in British Columbia. Born in Dublin, Ireland, Amanda now lives in the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. You can learn more at

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