Editor in Chief
Gail Picco is an award-winning charity strategist, author, editor and writer who has been worked in the charity sector for 30 years and provided analysis and commentary for the past decade. For 16 years, she ran her own consulting company Gail Picco Associates. Civil Sector Press published her latest book, Cap in Hand: How Charities are Failing the People of Canada and the World in 2017. Her first novel, What the Enemy Thinks: A Beck Carnell Novel was published in 2015 by iUniverse. She is also the editor of the The Charity Report Literary Hub.
Denny Young has worked in senior management of the charity sector for more than 15 years, was the professor and coordinator of Humber College’s Fundraising Management Program, vice president, development for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He was awarded Outstanding Fundraising Professional by AFP in 2014. He has an M.A., Philanthropy and Development from University of Minnesota and is a graduate of the Executive Program at the Ivey Business School. He currently sits on the board of TD Private Giving Foundation and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.
With more than 30 years of experience in the charity sector, Mary Proulx is a seasoned practitioner and sector observer. Her work with Kids Help Phone for 15 years, along with recent stints at Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital gives her a unique broad-based perspective on philanthropy, governance and nonprofit management. She has a Masters of Management, Nonprofit from McGill University.
Kathleen Adamson is primarily a composer, writer and director based in Montreal, Quebec. All her work, regardless of medium, is defined by a dynamic, empathic and interdisciplinary relationship with history. She has a BA in English Literature from Trent University. In 2016, she published a collection of poems and ink paintings in Spread Letter, a print-only circular based in Toronto. Currently, she is developing a multimedia project that links the neurological effects of music and visual stimulus to the historical experience of propaganda. Her last play, Komachi on the Shrine, featuring puppeteer Brad Brackenridge, is available to watch on YouTube.
Daphne Switzer, Braedon Finlay, Cici Roebuck
Literary Hub Review Panel
Evan Adamson, Adya Afanou, Roger Ali, Sharon Broughton, Wanda Deschamps, Diane Hill, Maryann Kerr, Juniper Locilento, Joanne Linka, Krishan Mehta, Nicole Salmon, Katherine Verhagen Rodis, Mo Waja, Lucy White