The Kobo Writing Life team is excited to announce our latest Live Q&A on Thursday June 10th. From 11:00 AM-12:00 PM EST, our very own KWL European team, will be answering all your questions on the Kobo Writing Life Facebook and YouTube pages. Tune in to learn more about expanding your global reach with Kobo! If you can’t make the takeover, feel free to comment on this post with your questions and we can ask them for you.
Learn more about Kobo Writing Life Europe below!
Camille- Senior Manager, KWL Europe
Camille takes care of KWL in Europe, bringing her knowledge of self-publishing and international markets in the relations she’s built with indie authors throughout the years.
Camille began her publishing career as an editor within the Hachette Book Group in Paris for 10 years, before becoming the French Publishers’ Association Digital Counsellor. She has an MA in publishing from ESCP in Paris and her favourite book is Romain Gary’s La Promesse de l’Aube.
Ruth- Catalog Development (NL)
Ruth works on KWL and Kobo Originals in the Netherlands. She has a MA in Philosophy from the Radboud University in Nijmegen and worked as a sales representative for an Amsterdam based publishing house for four years before coming to Kobo. She is currently reading Caroline O’Donoghue’s Promising Young Women.
Lucia- Catalog Development (IT)
Lucia Zitelli is Catalogue Manager in Italy, she works on KWL and as vendor manager. Reading is her biggest passion since when she was a child, and it brought her to study Literature at University. After graduation, she has been working in digital publishing, taking care of both authors and publishers in their ebooks and audiobooks distribution journey. She loves resistance training, long walks while listening to podcasts, and some deep stretching in the morning. Her current read is Yoga by Emmanuel Carrère.
Bénédicte- Catalog Development (FR)
Bénédicte works on KWL and Kobo Originals in France. Before joining Kobo, she worked in a publishing house where she was an editorial coordinator, a legal assistant and then a secondary rights officer.
She chose to work in publishing after reading Heidi as a child, which made her hesitate for a long time between that profession and that of shepherdess. Her passion for Heidi has been replaced by a passion for Sarah Hall’s The Wolf Border.