Our Story

Sutherland House is an independent non-fiction book publisher based in Toronto. We love books
about the world around us and about where we’ve been, how we live today, and what comes
next. We publish works of history, memoir, biography, business, culture, popular science, and
current affairs, aiming to entertain, illuminate, and start exciting conversations about things that

We’re proud to be represented by the Manda Group sales team in Canada and Baker & Taylor in
the United States. We’re also open to submissions at all times – no agent is required! – and we
are incredibly excited to read your work. Please contact matt@sutherlandhousebooks.com with
questions, requests, suggestions, or just to say hello.

Our Team

Kenneth Whyte


KENNETH WHYTE was editor-in-chief of Saturday Night Magazine, founding editor of The National Post, editor and publisher of Maclean’s, president of Rogers Publishing, and founding president of Next Issue Canada. He is the author of The Sack of Detroit: General Motors and the End of American Enterprise and The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of Willian Randolph Hearst.

Matthew Bucemi


MATTHEW BUCEMI is an award-winning editor and writer, and has held lead roles at publishing houses and media studios. He earned a PhD in English from Cornell University, where he taught literary history, film studies, and philosophy. Matt’s editorial interests include world culture, art, history, memoirs, and stories that are unique, unusual, and a bit offbeat.

Lena Yang


LENA YANG is a book and editorial designer with experience working with publishing houses, independent authors, newspapers, and magazines. Her work has appeared in Maclean’s magazine and The National Post. She is a graduate of Columbia Publishing Course and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute.

Serina Mercier


SERINA MERCIER is a marketing professional with extensive experience in fashion and creative industries. She has built successful campaigns and brand awareness initiatives for artists, designers, and handmade brands. Serina holds a BA in Communications from York University.