Iris Tupholme is Senior Vice President and Executive Publisher of HarperCollinsPublishersLtd, a dynamic publishing house based in downtown Toronto. HarperCollins publishes award-winning and best-selling books in a variety of formats for adults, young adults and children. In addition to her executive role, Iris acquires and edits a wide-range of international fiction and non-fiction including works by Lawrence Hill, Emma Donoghue, Rosemary Sullivan, David Bezmozgis, Shilpi Somaya Gowda and Cathy Marie Buchanan among many others. In 2008, Iris established the International Visitors Programme (IV) which brings a select group of international publishers, editors, literary agents and scouts to Toronto against the backdrop of the International Festival of Authors at Harbourfront. A multiple winner of the Libris Award for Publisher of the Year, Iris was chosen as Editor of the Year in 2013.