KENNETH WHYTE is the former editor-in-chief of Saturday Night Magazine, the founding editor of The National Post, and the former editor and publisher of Maclean’s magazine. He was president of Rogers Publishing, Canada’s largest magazine company, and the founding president of Next Issue Canada (now Texture), in partnership with Conde Nast, Meredith, Hearst, and Time Inc. Mr. Whyte is the author of The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst (2008, Random House), a Washington Post book-of-the-year and a runner-up for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. In 2017, he published Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times (Knopf), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Founded in 2017 by Canadian author and publishing executive Kenneth Whyte, Sutherland House is a Toronto-based nonfiction book publisher for global English-language audiences.
Sutherland House specializes in narrative works of biography, memoir, history, business, culture, and current affairs. Aiming for high-quality and broad appeal, it publishes 8 to 12 books a year. All of our publications bear the unique aesthetic of the Sutherland House brand, and are subjected to rigorous market testing from conception to launch. By maintaining a low overhead, the press dedicates a high portion of its resources to the promotion and marketing of its titles.
We’re open to submissions all year round – no agent is required! – and we are incredibly excited to read your work.
SUTHERLAND HOUSE STAFF
MATTHEW BUCEMI is an experienced editor and writer, with a creative history that includes lead roles at publishing houses, production studios, and newspapers. He earned his PhD in English at Cornell University, where he also taught a series of award-winning courses in literature, film, and philosophy.
LENA YANG is a book and editorial designer with experience working with publishing houses, independent authors, newspapers, and magazines. Her work can be seen in Maclean’s magazine and The National Post. She is a graduate of Columbia Publishing Course and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute.
ALEXANDRA CUTLER is a Social Media Specialist with experience managing social platforms for a variety of different companies. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Brock University, and recently completed her publishing post-graduate certificate at Centennial College.