Katherine Melnyk is Assistant to Gerhard Aichelberger — the Friesens Book Division sales rep for Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, as well as the San Juan Islands and Alaska. Katherine has a BA in English from the University of Victoria, and years of experience in the book industry including time with The Heritage Group Publishers and NeWest Press.
With writing credits in newspapers, student publications, and WordWorks, as well as an upcoming Anthology, Katherine is now working on books for children and teens. Also a member of the Cowichan Writers Group, when not immersed in books and writing Katherine can be found on a playground with her son or at the Monday night chess club in the Cowichan Library. Connect with Katherine on Twitter @BookTailor1.