Nita Pronovost is Vice President, Editorial Director at Simon & Schuster Canada.
She will take pitches for: women’s commercial fiction (thrillers, generational sagas, domestic dramas), historical fiction, hard-hitting memoirs (usually female-led, hard-hitting emotional dramas about interesting lives lived), pop-culture nonfiction.
Previous to that, she was a senior editor at Penguin Random House Canada. Past and present bestselling fiction authors include Ruth Ware, Santa Montefiore, Paula Hawkins, Linwood Barclay, Joy Fielding, Amy Stuart and Iain Reid. Past and present nonfiction bestselling authors include musicians Alan Doyle and Tegan and Sara, comedians Russell Peters and Gerry Dee, poet Rupi Kaur, artist Robert Bateman, astronaut Dr. Dave Williams, TV personality Kevin O’Leary, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin, and former U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman.